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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

Sources :
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
The Handley Partnership , HAAbase built heritage assessment system: Buildings at Risk database
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
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)

Related PRNs : 32405

Compiled date : 12-03-2004

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