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HER Number:MDV106490
Name:Well Southeast of Cherry Tree Cottage

Summary

The name 'Blindwells' close to a well on the Ordnance Survey of 1889 map suggests it was reputed to have had curative properties.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 555 459
Map Sheet:SS54NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBerrynarbor
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBERRYNARBOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'W' is marked.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

'W' is marked.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 1881 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

The name 'Blindwells' close to a well on the 1889 Ordnance Survey map suggests it was reputed to have had curative properties. The 1851 census lists a labourer's cottage called Blindwill.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #66011 ]
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 1881.

Associated Monuments

MDV106562Related to: 'Great Blindwell' and 'Little Blindwell' Field Names West of Sterridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 19 2016 12:51PM