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St Nun's Well at Approx 220 Metres North-West of Rosteague House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gerrans, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1646 / 50°9'52"N

Longitude: -4.9811 / 4°58'51"W

OS Eastings: 187192

OS Northings: 33650

OS Grid: SW871336

Mapcode National: GBR ZL.2NV5

Mapcode Global: FRA 08GL.793

Entry Name: St Nun's Well at Approx 220 Metres North-West of Rosteague House

Listing Date: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62982

Location: Gerrans, Cornwall, TR2

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gerrans

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gerrans

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


5/17 St Nun's Well at approx 220 metres
- north-west of Rosteague House


Well head, possibly holy well. Probably medieval core with reused C16-17 doorway
lintel. Slatestone rubble core and granite doorway semi-circular domed inner
structure with corbelled roof. Doorway to south-west has rough granite jambs and
nearly 4 centred arch chamfered lintel with spandrel recesses. Steep wide, stepped
path known as Donkey Steps leads from well to house.

Listing NGR: SW8719233650

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