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Hyssop Holme Well, Stanwix
Hyssop Holme Well
Street:-   Cavendish Terrace
locality:-   Stanwix
civil parish:-   Carlisle (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   well
locality type:-   drinking fountain
coordinates:-   NY39745680
1Km square:-   NY3956
10Km square:-   NY35
references:-   Listed Buildings 2010

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 23 3) 
placename:-  Hyssop Holme Well
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   drawing:- Butler 1982-92
source data:-   Hyssop Holme Well, Cavendish Terrace, Stanwix drawn by David Butler
courtesy of David Butler
image  click to enlarge
and nearby  "[restored 1986]"
item:-  private collection : 377
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Hyssop Holme Well
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Natural spring well. Dated 1817 with repairs of 1986. Red sandstone rubble. Set into the side of a high bank. Serpentine wall sloping away at the sides; central recessed bowl and cast-iron pipe, under dated keystone; chamfered coping above. Steps down to soak away beneath well head. An inscribed stone nearby records restoration by the Keep Britain Tidy Group sponsored by MSC, see Cumberland News, 10 October 1986. Water was at one time used to supply hot and cold water baths nearby. (Cumberland News: 10 October 1986)."

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