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Remains of St Constantine's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Merryn, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5354 / 50°32'7"N

Longitude: -5.0139 / 5°0'50"W

OS Eastings: 186518

OS Northings: 74959

OS Grid: SW865749

Mapcode National: GBR ZJ.066D

Mapcode Global: FRA 07DN.0H6

Entry Name: Remains of St Constantine's Well

Listing Date: 6 June 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397252

Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Parish: St. Merryn

Locality: St Merryn

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Merryn

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Listing Text

ST MERRYN
SW 87 SE
3/236 Remains of St Constantine's well

GV II

Well house to holy well, dedicated to St Constantine. Medieval, possibly of the C14.
Stone rubble. Well house of rectangular plan with small well sump to rear.
Low well house with the remains of a pointed stone vaulted roof. Within the building
there is a pointed arched opening towards the rear, over the well sump with a niche
above.
There are several pieces of medieval tracery lying nearby. The wellhouse was
rediscovered in 1917, covered over by seven feet of sand. A shelter has been erected
over the well house in the mid C20.


Listing NGR: SW8651874959

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

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