Monument details

HER Number:1332/2/7
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Fifth pool at Gawsworth

Summary

The westernmost pool, in the line of five pools to the north of Gawsworth Old Hall. It is now dry but was originally an average of 4m deep, with a dam 30m wide at the base to 8m wide at the top. The fifth pool was drained in the late 18th century. It was repaired in the 1950s, but has not held water since. The Gardens and pools at Gawsworth Hall are a Scheduled Ancient Monument (2).


Parish:GAWSWORTH, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • DAM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FISHPOND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ORNAMENTAL LAKE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POND (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument () 1016587: Gawsworth Hall Gardens; Registered Park or Garden (II*) GD1523: Gawsworth (Old Hall); Conservation Area



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