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Rebecca's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Crazies Hill, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.5177 / 51°31'3"N

Longitude: -0.8494 / 0°50'57"W

OS Eastings: 479930

OS Northings: 180487

OS Grid: SU799804

Mapcode National: GBR C51.VF0

Mapcode Global: VHDWP.739W

Plus Code: 9C3XG592+36

Entry Name: Rebecca's Well

Listing Date: 5 August 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395246

Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG10

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wargrave

Built-Up Area: Crazies Hill

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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The following building shall be added:-

1110-0/1/10002 Rebecca`s Well
Well house. Circa 1870. The well-head basin was built for the Rev Greville Phillimore and
the well house above was designed by Gertrude Jekyll, who also painted the gable.
Roughcast brick. Semi-conical tile roof with gabled front. Semi-circular on plan. Gabled
front with semi-cicular arch, brick band and dentils above and painting in gable by Jekyll
with inscription :-'Rebeka and the Servants of Abraham at the well of Nahor. And the
servants ran to meet her and said let I pray thee drink a little water of thy pitcher'. The
painting depicts Rebecca and a servant by the well. It appears to have been restored. Inside
the well house, at the back is a carved stone inscription with a cross above in a segmental
stone panel. SOURCES: Festing,S. Gertrude Jekyll, page 62. Gray,R.,Griffiths,S. The Book
of Wargrave, pp 234 and 235.

Listing NGR: SU7993080487

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