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St Aldhelm's Well (Previously Listed As St. Aldhams Well) to West of Doulting Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Doulting, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.187 / 51°11'13"N

Longitude: -2.5091 / 2°30'32"W

OS Eastings: 364512

OS Northings: 143210

OS Grid: ST645432

Mapcode National: GBR MV.5G3V

Mapcode Global: VH8B1.GFCD

Entry Name: St Aldhelm's Well (Previously Listed As St. Aldhams Well) to West of Doulting Manor

Listing Date: 25 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268360

Location: Doulting, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Doulting

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

St. Aldhelm's well
(previously listed as St. Aldhams
Well) to west of Doulting Manor
- II

Well head. C18. Dressed stone. Water issues from a low opening in a stone wall set into a bank and flows through a
shallow channel with dressed stone sides; flanking rubble walls extend to each side enclosing the spring area. Further
section of walling on roadside extending approximately SW to each side of the well. A medieval site, but most of what
can now be seen has been rebuilt. One of the most authentic holy wells of Somerset. It was here, in AD 709, that St.
Aldhem died while on his visitation, (Hornet E., Holy Wells of Somerset, l923).

Listing NGR: ST6451243210

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