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Alfardisworthy Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradworthy, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8802 / 50°52'48"N

Longitude: -4.4268 / 4°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 229374

OS Northings: 111776

OS Grid: SS293117

Mapcode National: GBR K7.SVRP

Mapcode Global: FRA 16MS.175

Entry Name: Alfardisworthy Well

Listing Date: 26 February 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1392425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 503338

Location: Bradworthy, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Bradworthy

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bradworthy St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BRADWORTHY

1527/0/10014 Alfardisworthy Well
26-FEB-08

GV II

Holy well surviving as rock cut spring fed basin protected by a mortared rubble built, roofed well house with rectangular doorway facing east.

HISTORY: No definite historical information is known regarding this holy well, but its close association with a C15 chapel strongly suggests that it may date to at least this time.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION
Alfardisworthy Well, Bradworthy is designated at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* The original well basin is very likely to survive.
* Its association with a Grade II* C15 former chapel strongly supports the holy well identification.
* The well house may be of medieval origin.

SOURCES: www.holywells.com/html/holy_well_details_9.html

NGR: SS 29374 74042

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

Reasons for Listing

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION DECISION
Alfardisworthy Well, Bradworthy is being listed at Grade II, for the following principal reasons:
* The original well basin is very likely to survive.
* Its association with a Grade II* chapel strongly supports the holy well identification.
* The well house may be of medieval origin.

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