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Holy Well of Saint Mylor at Approx 50m North of Church of Saint Mylor

A Grade II Listed Building in Mylor Bridge, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1774 / 50°10'38"N

Longitude: -5.0544 / 5°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 182016

OS Northings: 35289

OS Grid: SW820352

Mapcode National: GBR ZG.2TS4

Mapcode Global: FRA 089K.8Q7

Entry Name: Holy Well of Saint Mylor at Approx 50m North of Church of Saint Mylor

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63520

Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR11

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mylor

Built-Up Area: Mylor Bridge

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mylor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/242 Holy well of Saint Mylor at approx
50m north of Church of Saint Mylor


Holy well. Medieval origins, but present structure is probably C19. Shale rubble walling enclosing on 3 sides a natural spring built into a bank at the rear, square doorway to front (east) and large slate slab over. Some medieval fragments of dressed stone lie near the doorway.
Important historically, for the existance of a spring of good water, may have
determined the choice of site for the church and a settlement around it.

Listing NGR: SW8201635289

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