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St Anthony's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Littledean, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8394 / 51°50'21"N

Longitude: -2.4802 / 2°28'48"W

OS Eastings: 367013

OS Northings: 215754

OS Grid: SO670157

Mapcode National: GBR FW.VCDP

Mapcode Global: VH86Y.Y1P7

Plus Code: 9C3VRGQ9+QW

Entry Name: St Anthony's Well

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354140

Location: Littledean, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Littledean

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Mitcheldean St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

SO 61 NE LITTLEDEAN -
at NGR S0670157

6/68 St. Anthony's Well

II

Well or spring, probably late C18: squared, coursed stone with
irregular coping. Spring and bathing pool in line. Spring rises
in square well, sheltered in square-headed recess in wall about lm
high in bank. Water runs in pipe to bathing pool, sunk into
ground: pool about 3.5 x 2.5m in plan, reported 1.5m deep. A
flight of steps between retaining walls leads down in centre of
long side to bottom. Outlet at high level by a stone trough, set
off centre, across top of wall about 1.4m thick. Water runs
thence down bank to stream, on centre-line of pool. Probably
largest and most picturesque holy well in Gloucestershire.
(Committee for Rescue Archaeology: Avon, Gloucestershire and
Somerset, 1977 report)


Listing NGR: SO6701315754

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