A Grade II Listed Building in Llansteffan, Carmarthenshire
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Latitude: 51.7709 / 51°46'15"N
Longitude: -4.3935 / 4°23'36"W
OS Eastings: 234953
OS Northings: 210734
OS Grid: SN349107
Mapcode National: GBR DB.ZQVL
Mapcode Global: VH3LT.SRQ9
Entry Name: Ffynnon Fair
Listing Date: 5 November 2002
Last Amended: 5 November 2002
Source ID: 27071
Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage
Location: At E end of the retaining wall of Ffynnon Fair house, set into the wall by the roadside.
Built-Up Area: Llansteffan
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Stone well-house possibly medieval in origin, framing well dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Not apparently listed in Francis Jones The Holy Wells of Wales.
Rubble stone well-chamber with large stone block over chamber. Squared stone front with triangular-headed small opening at road-side providing access. Stone pool within.
Reasons for Listing
Included as a well with religious associations suggesting medieval origins.
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Ffynnon Fair House
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Church of St Ystyffan
Within a stone walled cemetery, on the SW corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street.
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The Sticks Hotel
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On the SE corner of the junction of High Street and Church Street, between Post Office and Cartref.