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Fonmon Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Rhoose, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.3993 / 51°23'57"N

Longitude: -3.3705 / 3°22'13"W

OS Eastings: 304755

OS Northings: 167590

OS Grid: ST047675

Mapcode National: GBR HP.R0WW

Mapcode Global: VH6FP.J3H3

Plus Code: 9C3R9JXH+PQ

Entry Name: Fonmon Well

Listing Date: 30 September 2004

Last Amended: 30 September 2004

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83153

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: About 25m west of Fonmon pond beside the road to Fonmon Castle.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Barry

Community: Rhoose (Y Rhws)

Community: Rhoose

Locality: Fonmon

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Well

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Built probably in the first half of the C19 but really undatable. The basin is stained red as if the water has a high iron content.


Well covered with a domed stone roof. Entrance in dressed limestone with a keyed arched head and a coping over which is partially missing.


Arched stone vault.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a part of an unusual and extremely attractive local water supply system, also having group value with the adjacent pond.

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