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Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00678g Trust : Glamorgan Gwent Community : Trellech United Unitary authority : Monmouthshire NGR : SO5030505106 Site Type (preferred type first) : Medieval Well Status : listed building II, Scheduled Monument
Summary : Stone well structure over allegedly mineral spring.
Description : Stone well structure over allegedly mineral spring. The spring rises in the middle of a horseshoe shaped basin fronted by 4 centred arch, has rectangular niches (for drinking vessels or offerings?). The structure is probably late Medieval but could be C16th/17th. Jones 1954 (1954, 196; Trelleck wells); one of Jones's class C wells ('wells which, in early literature or in surviving tradition, are known to have been primarily reputed to be healing wells, and whose names are not those of saints as in class A, and are not as closely or obviously connected with churches as those in class B'). Known as St Anne's Well, at Trellech (Jones 1954, 194; Arch Camb 1909, 70-1) Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database
Blockley, M and Dingwall, L , 2000 , An assessment of the archaeological and industrial heritage of the Wye Valley AONB
Jones, F , 1954 , The Holy wells of Wales
Evans EM, 2003-04, GGAT 73 Early Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project
01/PM Record Card/OS/1956/SO 50 NW 15
01/PM List/Cadw/1972/Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest p2
1913/BRADNEY/J/A HISTORY OF MONMOUTHSHIRE/HUNDRED OF TRELECH/VOL II/PART II
2000/NEWMAN/J/THE BUILDINGS OF WALES/MONMOUTHSHIRE/p578
2001/CADW/BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL HISTORIC INTEREST/TRELLECH UNITED
07/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
07/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2006/ Copy in further information file
Desc Text/Cadw/Full Management Report/2007/Copy in further information file.
Events : E002646 : Assessment of the Wye Valley DBA (year : 2000)