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Retaining Walls to Black Prince's Well, Harbledown and Rough Common

Description: Retaining Walls to Black Prince's Well

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 171166

OS Grid Reference: TR1295358162
OS Grid Coordinates: 612953, 158162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2828, 1.0523

Location: Church Hill, Harbledown, Kent CT2 9AE

Locality: Harbledown and Rough Common
Local Authority: Canterbury City Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT2 9AE

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Listing Text

(south side)

Retaining Walls to
Black Prince's Well
TR 1258 31/356


Possibly C18 or C19 super-structure. Brick built well with stone surround,
including some mediaeval masonry. Arch of stone rubble and keystone with Prince
of Wales feathers and motto "Ich Dien". Tradition says that the Black Prince
(d. 1376) sent for water from this healing spring. Included for historical

Listing NGR: TR1295458162

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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