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Holy Well of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Launceston, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6464 / 50°38'47"N

Longitude: -4.3776 / 4°22'39"W

OS Eastings: 232003

OS Northings: 85668

OS Grid: SX320856

Mapcode National: GBR NK.8PD8

Mapcode Global: FRA 17QC.GDD

Entry Name: Holy Well of St Stephen

Listing Date: 7 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369930

Location: Launceston, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Launceston

Built-Up Area: Launceston

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Launceston

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


LAUNCESTON

SX3285 ST STEPHEN
660-1/3/218 Holy well of St Stephen

II

Holy well-heads. C18 and C19 structures on ancient site.
Slatestone rubble with dressed greenstone and granite.
Presumed older structure is built into a hedge and large sump
is roofed with slate slabs, 1 broken and 1 with stone prop.
Other structure with inverted (back to front) doorway, but
said to be C19, has front gable end with kneelers and
round-arched doorway with keyblock and inner order of re-used
C17 chamfered granite. INTERIOR has segmental-arched stone
vault supporting stone roof.


Listing NGR: SX3200385668

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

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