ST ALDHELM'S WELL (PREVIOUSLY LISTED AS ST. ALDHAMS WELL) TO WEST OF DOULTING MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058484
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
ST ALDHELM'S WELL (PREVIOUSLY LISTED AS ST. ALDHAMS WELL) TO WEST OF DOULTING MANOR, WELL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST ALDHELM'S WELL (PREVIOUSLY LISTED AS ST. ALDHAMS WELL) TO WEST OF DOULTING MANOR, WELL LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Doulting
National Grid Reference:
ST 64512 43210

Details

DOULTING CP WELL LANE (South side) ST644S 12/267 St. Aldhelm's well (previously listed as St. Aldhams Well) to west of Doulting Manor 2.6.61 - II

Well head. C18. Dressed stone. Water issues from a low opening in a stone wall set into a bank and flows through a shallow channel with dressed stone sides; flanking rubble walls extend to each side enclosing the spring area. Further section of walling on roadside extending approximately SW to each side of the well. A medieval site, but most of what can now be seen has been rebuilt. One of the most authentic holy wells of Somerset. It was here, in AD 709, that St. Aldhem died while on his visitation, (Hornet E., Holy Wells of Somerset, l923).

Listing NGR: ST6451243210

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
268360
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Horne, E , Holy Wells of Somerset, (1923)

Legal

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

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Date: 02 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/10976/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Arthur A. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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