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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327574
English Heritage Legacy ID: 69975
Location: St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall, TR17
Civil Parish: St. Michael's Mount
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
MARAZION ST MICHAEL'S MOUNT
SW 53 sW
1/65 (was part of 9/157) Well, beside path leading to St
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
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