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Holywell 15 Metres to South of the Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4388 / 50°26'19"N

Longitude: -4.412 / 4°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 228815

OS Northings: 62667

OS Grid: SX288626

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.PLK8

Mapcode Global: FRA 17NW.LZH

Entry Name: Holywell 15 Metres to South of the Vicarage

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61313

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Built-Up Area: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 26 SE

Holywell 15m to south of The Vicarage

(Formerly listed as Holywell 30m to west of Vicarage)


Holy well. Dedicated to St Lalluwy in C13 and C14 documents. Rebuilt using reused
material probably in mid C19. Granite with granite roof with gabled ends. Set in
rubblestone wall square in plan. 2 centred arch with cavetto mould to arch and jambs
on front (south) with recessed spandrels with raised bosses. The arch stones with
spandrels appear to be reused and were probably originally set the other way to form
a 4-centred arch. Square well opening.
A Lane-Davies Holy Wells of Cornwall rp 1970
J Meyrick A Pilgrims Guide to the Holy Wells of Cornwall 1982

Listing NGR: SX2881562667

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