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ST ANDREWS WELL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST ANDREWS WELL

List entry Number: 1057375

Location

ST ANDREWS WELL, ST ANDREWS ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stogursey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265232

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST2042 STOGURSEY CP ST. ANDREWS ROAD (South side)

14/182 St. Andrews Well

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GV II

Two enclosed wellheads in courtyard with arched entrance. Medieval in origin, restored late C18, again c1870 and repaired in 1978. Squared and coursed red sandstone with Ham stone quoins and coping on facade, rest blue lias random rubble with pantiled coping. Plan: arched entrance, North front, flanked on South front by enclosed cisterns linked by wall enclosing roughly square courtyard. North arched facade carries coat of arms of Sir Peregine Hood who built it, this facade lower, rear arch has coat of arms of the Egmont family. Segmental headed cisterns in vaulted, pantiled rectangular enclosures, lit on South front and returns by single glazed C20 openings. Western cistern has moulded plinth and stone trough for water, slightly larger Eastern cistern with 2 outlets and stone trough. later flows continuously into a gulley that drains away in South lest corner, Ramped down wall about 2 metres high returned forming courtyard. These springs are reputed never to have run dry and were thought to have healing properties in the Middle Ages. This enclosure with its arched entrance forms an unusual and attractive feature.

Listing NGR: ST2022542817

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National Grid Reference: ST 20224 42818

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