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VIRTUOUS WELL

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 00678g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Site Type : Well
Period : Medieval
Community : Trellech United
NGR : SO5030505106
Legal Protection : listed building II, scheduled ancient 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').
Evans 2003: GGAT 73 Early-Medieval Ecclesiastical Sites Project database

Sources :
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.

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