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Latitude: 51.1349 / 51°8'5"N
Longitude: -3.0274 / 3°1'38"W
OS Eastings: 328210
OS Northings: 137788
OS Grid: ST282377
Mapcode National: GBR M4.8W92
Mapcode Global: VH7DH.GQWW
Entry Name: Holy Well
Listing Date: 24 June 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1264039
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268947
Location: Wembdon, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA6
Civil Parish: Wembdon
Built-Up Area: Bridgwater
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST23NE WEMBDON CP WEMBDON HILL (South Side)
Well and housing. Medieval origin, stone plaque to North gable inscribed:- "HOLY WELL,
RESTORED BY JOHN B HAMNELL 1857". Housing of red sandstone rubble, open to South gable,
tile roof with fish-tail bands, large cruciform stone finial to North gable. Excavated
floor level reached by a rubble step, quarry-tiled floor, central circular well with
rubble lining, false bottom formed by a stone slab pierced with small holes to allow the
water to flow thorough it, C20 metal cover over the well; semi-circular rubble bench with
a quarry-tiled capping to North Side. The well stands over a spring.
Listing NGR: ST2821037788
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