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St. Myllin's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfyllin, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7664 / 52°45'59"N

Longitude: -3.2771 / 3°16'37"W

OS Eastings: 313927

OS Northings: 319524

OS Grid: SJ139195

Mapcode National: GBR 6T.YVTT

Mapcode Global: WH791.MQPK

Plus Code: 9C4RQP8F+H5

Entry Name: St. Myllin's Well

Listing Date: 22 March 1993

Last Amended: 22 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8633

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Above lane approximately 200m NW of The Hall (Vine Square).

County: Powys

Community: Llanfyllin

Community: Llanfyllin

Locality: Coed y Llan

Built-Up Area: Llanfyllin

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

By long tradition held to be spring where St Myllin baptised converted pagans.
St Myllin traditionally believed to be first in Britain to baptise by immersion in C6. Present well housing of uncertain date.

Exterior

Set in hillside. Rubble arch to well housing with low wall above. Rubble lining to well. Rubble revetment wall to L. Similar wall to R following convex curve.

Restoration of the well in late 1980's won The Prince of Wales 1987 award.

Reasons for Listing

Included for historic interest.

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