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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058484
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268360
Location: Doulting, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Doulting
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
DOULTING CP WELL LANE (South side)
St. Aldhelm's well
(previously listed as St. Aldhams
Well) to west of Doulting Manor
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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