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Winfrith's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7905 / 50°47'25"N

Longitude: -3.6556 / 3°39'20"W

OS Eastings: 283402

OS Northings: 100294

OS Grid: SS834002

Mapcode National: GBR L8.ZKQQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.1PP

Entry Name: Winfrith's Well

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386951

Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton

Built-Up Area: Crediton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


672-1/6/183 Winfrith's well


Well-house. Structure undateable from the fabric, appears to
have been thoroughly rebuilt in the C20. Local stone rubble;
granite lintel.
Sited in Newcombes Meadow, a municipal park. Large domed
well-house with a timber door on the south side with a granite
lintel inscribed "Traditional well of Winfrith. AD 680". The
well-house is surrounded by municipal concrete bollards and
chains. Winfrith, otherwise St Boniface, is reputed to have
been a native of Crediton.

Listing NGR: SS8340200294

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