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CONDUIT HEAD AT SK 0923 0928

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CONDUIT HEAD AT SK 0923 0928

List entry Number: 1038874

Location

CONDUIT HEAD AT SK 0923 0928

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burntwood

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Jan-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 272611

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 00 NE BURNTWOOD C.P. MAPLE HAYES SK 0923 0928

5/1 Conduit head at SK 0923 0928

- II*

Conduit head. Probably mid-C12. Large sandstone blocks, part refaced to lower parts in brick; solid stone roofing blocks. A small square gabled structure set into a bank so that only the gable and the roof are visible; small central (probably C19) entrance with boarded door. The interior has a pointed vault and drops below ground level (the water level was found to be 2m off the floor in 1975) to the water basin in which the lead conduit was fed. The conduit served Lichfield Cathedral and was originally instigated in 1166, used continuously until 1969 when it was abandoned. The conduit head (q.v.) and basin (q.v.) are still visible in the close. J. Gould "The Twelfth Century Water Supply to Lichfield Close", The Antiquaries Journal, Volume LVI, Part I, 1976, pp. 73-79.

Listing NGR: SK0923009280

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London' in Journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London, , Vol. 56, (1976), 73-9

National Grid Reference: SK 09230 09280

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