Remains of Reservoir, NW Corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- REMAINS OF RESERVOIR, NORTH WEST CORNER OF CATHEDRAL CLOISTER GARTH
- REMAINS OF RESERVOIR, NORTH WEST CORNER OF CATHEDRAL CLOISTER GARTH, CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS
- Grid Reference
- SO 83091 18835
National Heritage List for England Description
SO8318NW CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS 844-1/8/45 Remains of Reservoir, north west 23/01/52 corner of Cathedral Cloister Garth (Formerly Listed as: CATHEDRAL PRECINCTS Cathedral Church of the Holy and Indivisible Trinity)
Excavated masonry remains of a water reservoir in the north-west corner of the garth of the Cathedral Cloisters (qv). Early C13. Built in conjunction with a drain supplying water in the cloister and lavatorium of the former Abbey of St Peter. Ashlar. Rectangular reservoir chamber exposed at ground level, with inlet at east end and funnelled outlet at west end; spanning the chamber four ashlar transverse arches which originally supported the cover above the chamber.
Listing NGR: SO8309118836