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Holywell to North of Church of St Merteriana

A Grade II Listed Building in Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6835 / 50°41'0"N

Longitude: -4.6759 / 4°40'33"W

OS Eastings: 211060

OS Northings: 90507

OS Grid: SX110905

Mapcode National: GBR N4.6BQD

Mapcode Global: FRA 1738.D58

Entry Name: Holywell to North of Church of St Merteriana

Listing Date: 17 December 1962

Last Amended: 20 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68662

Location: Forrabury and Minster, Cornwall, PL35

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Forrabury and Minster

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Forrabury

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/3 Holywell to north of Church of St Merteriana
17.12.62 (previously listed as well ner
Minster Church)

Holy well dedicated to St Merteriana. Possibly medieval site. Field spring.
Overgrown at time of survey and there appears to be only a few remains of masonry.
The 1955 provisional list describes a stone trough with stone slabs around 3 sides,
the stone roof collapsed.
Situated on terrace to north of Church of St Merteriana (qv).

Lane-Davies, A Holy Wells of Cornwall reprinted 1970
Meyrick, J A Pilgrim's Guide to the Holy Wells of Cornwall 1982

Listing NGR: SX1106090507

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