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Latitude: 50.5509 / 50°33'3"N
Longitude: -4.9125 / 4°54'45"W
OS Eastings: 193769
OS Northings: 76397
OS Grid: SW937763
Mapcode National: GBR ZP.88WC
Mapcode Global: FRA 07LL.XN9
Entry Name: Jesus Well
Listing Date: 6 June 1969
Last Amended: 26 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124712
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351629
Location: St. Minver Lowlands, Cornwall, PL27
Civil Parish: St. Minver Lowlands
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Minver with St Enodoc and St Michael Rock
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 97 NW ST MINVER
3/309 Jesus Well (previously listed as
Jesus Well, Trewint Farm)
Wellhouse to Holy Well. Possibly rebuilt in late C19 and restored in C20. Stone
rubble with corbelled stone rubble roof with gable ends.
Rectangular plan. Entrance in gable end with 4-centred arch with chamfered granite
head possibly reused.
Interior: inscribed slate stone in threshold
JESUS SAITH UNTO HER
GIVE ME TO DRINK
Timor Domini Fons Vitae
M.L. Quiller Couch in his Ancient and Holy Wells of Cornwall recorded the well prior
"This rude well stands on a bleak high down in the lowlands of St. Minver where water
could hardly be expected.. .it is after half buried with drifting sea sand... The
building is square in form with a highly pitched but truncated roof of masonry. A
niche of rude shape is in the further end of the Well, it may be to hold a drinking
vessel, crucifix or effigy of a Saint".
Meyrick, J. A pilgrims guide to the holy wells of Cornwall, 1982
Listing NGR: SW9376976397
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