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Holy Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Wembdon, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1349 / 51°8'5"N

Longitude: -3.0274 / 3°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 328210

OS Northings: 137788

OS Grid: ST282377

Mapcode National: GBR M4.8W92

Mapcode Global: VH7DH.GQWW

Plus Code: 9C3R4XMF+W2

Entry Name: Holy Well

Listing Date: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268947

Location: Wembdon, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Wembdon

Built-Up Area: Bridgwater

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Holy Well


- II

Well and housing. Medieval origin, stone plaque to North gable inscribed:- "HOLY WELL,
RESTORED BY JOHN B HAMNELL 1857". Housing of red sandstone rubble, open to South gable,
tile roof with fish-tail bands, large cruciform stone finial to North gable. Excavated
floor level reached by a rubble step, quarry-tiled floor, central circular well with
rubble lining, false bottom formed by a stone slab pierced with small holes to allow the
water to flow thorough it, C20 metal cover over the well; semi-circular rubble bench with
a quarry-tiled capping to North Side. The well stands over a spring.

Listing NGR: ST2821037788

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

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