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Holy Well Attached to the South Side of the South Aisle of Church of St Sampson

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Sampson, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3662 / 50°21'58"N

Longitude: -4.6441 / 4°38'38"W

OS Eastings: 212050

OS Northings: 55156

OS Grid: SX120551

Mapcode National: GBR N6.V6X1

Mapcode Global: FRA 1852.DJQ

Entry Name: Holy Well Attached to the South Side of the South Aisle of Church of St Sampson

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70995

Location: St. Sampson, Cornwall, PL23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Sampson

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Sampson (or Golant)

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST SAMPSON CHURCH HILL, Golant
SX 15 SW
8/246 Holy well attached to the south
- side of the south aisle of Church
of St Sampson
GV II

Holy well. Late C15. Granite rubble with a lean-to stone roof, which is roughcast
on the top. Very small single cell building, about one metre high, with sink in the
bottom, and doorway facing east. There is an opening in the west side of the porch
of the Church of St Sampson, (q.v.) which gives a covered access to the well.
The well has rubble walls on a roughly hewn plinth, and a lean-to roof abutting the
south wall of the south aisle of the Church of St Sampson. To east, a 3-centred
arched doorway, chamfered, with wrought iron gate across, probably of late C19.
Interior The roof is a stone vault. The sink in the bottom is below the level of
the ground outside, and is fed by a small opening in the rear wall. Set on the rear
wall is a small moulded stone bracket for an image.


Listing NGR: SX1205055156

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