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Jesus Well

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Minver Lowlands, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351629

Location: St. Minver Lowlands, Cornwall, PL27

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

SW 97 NW ST MINVER
LOWLANDS
3/309 Jesus Well (previously listed as
Jesus Well, Trewint Farm)
6.6.69
II
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 WELL
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
to restoration;
"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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