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St Anns Well, Circa 70 Metres South of Holwell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bigbury, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3111 / 50°18'40"N

Longitude: -3.8765 / 3°52'35"W

OS Eastings: 266480

OS Northings: 47372

OS Grid: SX664473

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.9ZY2

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R6.RLJ

Entry Name: St Anns Well, Circa 70 Metres South of Holwell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99613

Location: Bigbury, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Bigbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bigbury St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

ST 64 NE
St Ann's Well, c.70 m
south of Holwell Farm-

- II

Holy well. Established in middle ages, but surviving structure is later C19.
Rubble, some yellow brick to steps. Remains of a small walled enclosure, some
brick steps down to water level on west end; the whole considerably overgrown
(Oct 1988) and outlines difficult to establish. A characteristic survival
always referred to as the Holy Well, and giving the name to the adjacent Holwell
Farmhouse (q.v.); it is still a spring source of fresh water.

Listing NGR: SX6648047372

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