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St Andrews Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Stogursey, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.179 / 51°10'44"N

Longitude: -3.1426 / 3°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 320224

OS Northings: 142818

OS Grid: ST202428

Mapcode National: GBR LZ.5X8Z

Mapcode Global: VH6GS.GMZJ

Plus Code: 9C3R5VH4+JW

Entry Name: St Andrews Well

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265232

Location: Stogursey, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Stogursey

Built-Up Area: Stogursey

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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14/182 St. Andrews Well



Two enclosed wellheads in courtyard with arched entrance. Medieval in origin, restored late C18, again c1870 and repaired in 1978. Squared and coursed red sandstone with Ham stone quoins and coping on facade, rest blue lias random rubble with pantiled coping. Plan: arched entrance, North front, flanked on South front by enclosed cisterns linked by wall enclosing roughly square courtyard. North arched facade carries coat of arms of Sir Peregine Hood who built it,
this facade lower, rear arch has coat of arms of the Egmont family. Segmental headed cisterns in vaulted, pantiled rectangular enclosures, lit on South front and returns by single glazed C20 openings. Western cistern has moulded
plinth and stone trough for water, slightly larger Eastern cistern with 2 outlets and stone trough. later flows continuously into a gulley that drains away in South lest corner, Ramped down wall about 2 metres high returned forming courtyard. These springs are reputed never to have run dry and were thought to have healing properties in the Middle Ages. This enclosure with its arched entrance forms an unusual and attractive feature.

Listing NGR: ST2022542817

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