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HER Number:MDV11475
Name:St John's Well, Sampford Peverell


St John's Well was used for eye troubles.


Grid Reference:ST 025 146
Map Sheet:ST01SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSampford Peverell
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD PEVERELL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01SW/22

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOLY WELL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, ST01SW 7 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV51623.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of a well shown as 'W' on Ordnance Survey 25 inch map of the 1880s which is marked as 'Spring' on modern maps.

Brown, T., 1957, Holy and Notable Wells of Devon, 215 (Article in Serial). SDV304810.

St John's Well, near Boobiers. Used for eye troubles.

Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV304810Article in Serial: Brown, T.. 1957. Holy and Notable Wells of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 89. A5 Hardback. 215.
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #74081 ]
SDV51623Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. ST01SW 7. ST01SW.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV108546Related to: Village Water Supply and Water Meadows, Sampford Peverell (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 28 2014 12:19PM