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St Cleer's Well and Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in St Cleer, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140482

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62237

Location: St. Cleer, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

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

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Listing Text

ST CLEER WELL LANE, St Cleer
SX 26 NW
10/98 St Cleer's Well and wall
21.8.64
GV I
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
sides.
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
side.
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

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