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Remains of St Constantine's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Constantine Bay, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5354 / 50°32'7"N

Longitude: -5.0139 / 5°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 186518

OS Northings: 74959

OS Grid: SW865749

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.066D

Mapcode Global: FRA 07DN.0H6

Entry Name: Remains of St Constantine's Well

Listing Date: 6 June 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397252

Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Merryn

Built-Up Area: Constantine Bay

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Merryn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 87 SE
3/236 Remains of St Constantine's well


Well house to holy well, dedicated to St Constantine. Medieval, possibly of the C14.
Stone rubble. Well house of rectangular plan with small well sump to rear.
Low well house with the remains of a pointed stone vaulted roof. Within the building
there is a pointed arched opening towards the rear, over the well sump with a niche
There are several pieces of medieval tracery lying nearby. The wellhouse was
rediscovered in 1917, covered over by seven feet of sand. A shelter has been erected
over the well house in the mid C20.

Listing NGR: SW8651874959

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

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