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FFYNNON GYBI (ST CYBI'S WELL)
Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00354g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Llangybi Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : ST3744796659 Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Holy well Status : Scheduled Monument
Summary : Just outside the S wall of Llangibby churchyard. The well is 1.2m sq & 0.6m deep. It is enclosed by a cement patched stone & mortar wellhouse with corbelled roof.
Description : Just outside the S wall of Llangibby churchyard. The well is 1.2m sq & 0.6m deep. It is enclosed by a cement patched stone & mortar wellhouse with corbelled roof. The wellhouse is 1.4m high with a modern door. [Source of this description and the name St Cybil not identified unless it is Evans 1954, which has not yet been seen - Jones calls it Ffynnon Gybi (Jones 1954, 194); one of Jones's Class A wells (wells bearing the names of saints.Trinity, God, Holy Innocents, Easter).] Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database
Jones, F , 1954 , The Holy wells of Wales
02/PM Desc Text//Jones F/1954/Holy Wells of Wales/p194
05/MM Record Card/OS//1981/ST 39 NE 51/
01/PM Desc Text//Evans CJO/1954/Monm Hist & Topog/p329
03/MM Record Card/OS///1957/ST 39 NE/
04/MM Record Card/OS//1979/ST 39 NE 51/
06/Pm List/CADW SAM/2002
07/Pm Desc Text/CADW site visit/F Olding/2002
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project
09/Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2007/Copy in further information file.