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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 268360

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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