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Well Housing at St Nectan's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Welcombe, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9376 / 50°56'15"N

Longitude: -4.5226 / 4°31'21"W

OS Eastings: 222854

OS Northings: 118379

OS Grid: SS228183

Mapcode National: GBR K3.P83J

Mapcode Global: FRA 16DM.RVF

Entry Name: Well Housing at St Nectan's Well

Listing Date: 20 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91267

Location: Welcombe, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Welcombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Welcombe St Nectan

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 21 NE

7/201 Well housing at St Nectan's Well



Holy well housing. Probably a medieval structure but the well is of pre-Conquest
origin. Rubble stone. Rectangular on plan: plain stone structure with gabled stone
corbelled roof. Gable with small square-headed niche. Square-head opening to well
with no door. Roadside position.
St Nectan's Well is dedicated to the Irish missionary saint of the C6.

Listing NGR: SS2285418379

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

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