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Holy Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Laneast, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.6277 / 50°37'39"N

Longitude: -4.5051 / 4°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 222914

OS Northings: 83883

OS Grid: SX229838

Mapcode National: GBR ND.9SQ2

Mapcode Global: FRA 17GD.ST9

Entry Name: Holy Well

Listing Date: 22 November 1960

Last Amended: 23 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 68380

Location: Laneast, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Laneast

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Laneast

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 28 SW
4/170 Holy well (formerly listed as
22/11/60 Wishing or Holy Well no. 8/2)


Holy well. Circa C15. Square slatestone rubble with granite dressings. Stone roof.
Plan: Small rectangular well house with the sink inside.
Exterior: Single storey, on chamfered plinth. The front gable end has chamfered
granite 3-centred arched doorway with granite cill and C20 wooden gate. The doorway
is recessed with a flat stone lintel over. The stone roof has a chamfered eaves
cornice, and the upper part of the gable had been removed, creating a flat top.
Interior: Vaulted stone roof, with niche to rear right. The sink takes up the whole
of the floor area.
This well is not scheduled as an Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: SX2291483883

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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