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

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

List entry Number: 1058484

Location

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

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Doulting

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268360

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 64512 43210

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