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Well Beside Path Leading to St Michael's Mount

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1171 / 50°7'1"N

Longitude: -5.4773 / 5°28'38"W

OS Eastings: 151512

OS Northings: 29904

OS Grid: SW515299

Mapcode National: GBR DXVC.PVV

Mapcode Global: VH130.0BQ2

Entry Name: Well Beside Path Leading to St Michael's Mount

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69975

Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

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Listing Text

MARAZION ST MICHAEL'S MOUNT
SW 53 sW
1/65 (was part of 9/157) Well, beside path leading to St
Michael's Mount

GV II


Well. Medieval. Granite rubble and dressed granite. Shallow well over spring,
formerly the only source of fresh water for St Michael's Mount. Paved and cobbled
terrace with granite faced retaining walls behind. Dressed granite slabs over the
well itself. Beside an ancient cobbled path leading to the Mount.
Reputed to be the legendary site of the pit where 'Jack the Giant Killer' trapped and
killed the Giant Cormoran.


Listing NGR: SW5149529876

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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