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Latitude: 50.4884 / 50°29'18"N
Longitude: -4.4691 / 4°28'8"W
OS Eastings: 224948
OS Northings: 68310
OS Grid: SX249683
Mapcode National: GBR NF.LPVD
Mapcode Global: FRA 17JR.W5K
Entry Name: St Cleer's Well and Wall
Listing Date: 21 August 1964
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140482
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62237
Location: St. Cleer, Cornwall, PL14
Civil Parish: St. Cleer
Built-Up Area: St Cleer
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Cleer
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST CLEER WELL LANE, St Cleer
SX 26 NW
10/98 St Cleer's Well and wall
Holy well. Late C15; restored 1864. Granite ashlar and squared granite rubble.
Granite roof with gable end to front and rear.
Plan: The wall is rectangular, with open front and sides, and gable end to front and
rear; the well is inside the building. There is a low stone wall to the front and
Exterior: The well is a small single storey building on a hollow-chamfered stone
plinth. The front and each side have an arcade of 2 round arches, with polygonal
piers with roll-mouldings and moulded abaci. The front gable end has a central image
niche, with a pinnacle to each side and one to the apex of the gable. At the rear
there are 2 low round arches, with a triangular recess inside the buildng as a rere-
arch. On the outside of the rear wall is an image niche, with a pinnacle to each
Interior: Granite floor, with the well to the rear. The roof is a stone vault, with
lateral ribs springing from an inner chamfered shaft with a plain abacus to the right
and left sides. The arches of the arcades are hollow-chamfered inside. The rear
wall has an image niche with segmental head to right and a small corbelled niche to
left. Along the front and sides, extending about 6 metres along the front and about
4 metres to each side, a granite wall about one metre high, with moulded coping.
Ancient monument No 192.
Listing NGR: SX2494868310
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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