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St Anne's Well Head and Drinking Bowl

A Grade II Listed Building in Caversham, Reading

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4698 / 51°28'11"N

Longitude: -0.9767 / 0°58'36"W

OS Eastings: 471174

OS Northings: 175032

OS Grid: SU711750

Mapcode National: GBR QK8.QK

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.1B03

Entry Name: St Anne's Well Head and Drinking Bowl

Listing Date: 14 December 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39130

Location: Reading, RG4

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Caversham

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Caversham Thameside and Mapledurham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

PRIEST HILL
1.
5128
St Anne's Well-head
and drinking bowl
SU 7175 10/280
II
2.
Date not ascertained. Probably of mediaeval origins, present structure probably
mid C19. Now dry. The well-head is a circular brick structure with a stone
tablet and drinking fountain and is early C20. A tablet states that the well
was formerly a place of pilgrimage on account of the supposed healing properties
of the water. Disused drinking bowl below tablet. The well-head is covered
by a grille of iron bars (oval in section) and crowned with an iron cross.
Stepped base.


Listing NGR: SU7117475032

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