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The Eyewell

A Grade II Listed Building in Queen Camel, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0226 / 51°1'21"N

Longitude: -2.5878 / 2°35'16"W

OS Eastings: 358869

OS Northings: 124969

OS Grid: ST588249

Mapcode National: GBR MR.HS6Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 56GD.X8M

Entry Name: The Eyewell

Listing Date: 6 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431127

Location: Queen Camel, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Queen Camel

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/127 The Eyewell
- II
Well cistern in roadside bank. Medieval in origin, date of present work unknown. Lias stone enclosure, with slab lid
on 4 courses of coursed rubble around 3 sides; water level just below road. A sulphurous spring long used for medicinal
purposes, especially eye problems, probably a focal point in part of the old village of Queen Camel, mostly destroyed
by fire in 1639. (Moore G, Queen Camel, Our Royal Heritage, 1984).

Listing NGR: ST5886924969

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