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Well at Ffynnon Sulien

A Grade II Listed Building in Corwen, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9861 / 52°59'9"N

Longitude: -3.3885 / 3°23'18"W

OS Eastings: 306881

OS Northings: 344098

OS Grid: SJ068440

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.HZ8J

Mapcode Global: WH780.X6LM

Plus Code: 9C4RXJP6+CH

Entry Name: Well at Ffynnon Sulien

Listing Date: 7 February 1978

Last Amended: 1 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1300

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: In the garden of the house called Ffynnon Sulien, at the bottom of a steep bank.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Corwen

Community: Corwen

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

An early documentary reference to the existence of a well occurs in 1564, and although it is not a substantiated holy well, the site has long been accorded special significance locally, and was said by Samuel Lewis to be 'efficaceous in the cure of rheumatic complaints'.

Exterior

A rectangular tank formed from slate slabs and fed by a spring.

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