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Retaining Walls to Black Prince's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Canterbury, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2828 / 51°16'57"N

Longitude: 1.0523 / 1°3'8"E

OS Eastings: 612953

OS Northings: 158162

OS Grid: TR129581

Mapcode National: GBR TY1.GW1

Mapcode Global: VHLGM.605Y

Entry Name: Retaining Walls to Black Prince's Well

Listing Date: 14 March 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1336557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171166

Location: Harbledown and Rough Common, Canterbury, Kent, CT2

County: Kent

District: Canterbury

Civil Parish: Harbledown and Rough Common

Built-Up Area: Canterbury

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(south side)

Retaining Walls to
Black Prince's Well
TR 1258 31/356


Possibly C18 or C19 super-structure. Brick built well with stone surround,
including some mediaeval masonry. Arch of stone rubble and keystone with Prince
of Wales feathers and motto "Ich Dien". Tradition says that the Black Prince
(d. 1376) sent for water from this healing spring. Included for historical

Listing NGR: TR1295458162

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

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