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St Cuthberts Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7741 / 54°46'26"N

Longitude: -1.5775 / 1°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 427276

OS Northings: 542218

OS Grid: NZ272422

Mapcode National: GBR KFF7.8D

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.R80D

Plus Code: 9C6WQCFF+M2

Entry Name: St Cuthberts Well

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110077

ID on this website: 101311134

Location: Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Tagged with: Well

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NZ 2742 SW (Left bank of River Wear)

14/29 St. Cuthbert's Well


Well. Dated 1690. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings. Retaining
wall, with side walls breaking forward, has flat stone coping. Segmental arch
on alternate-block jambs; water pipe in rendered back panel; stone flag basin.
Inscribed stone above arch FONS (?) S:s CUTHBERT 1690.

Stone platform in front of well and side steps below platform.

Listing NGR: NZ2727442217

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