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HER Number:MDV123
Name:St. Peter's Well


St. Peter's well. In a field called peter's well meadow, (tithe no.1427), near church bridges. No doubt once used for church purposes. Was supposed to be a cure for sore eyes (brown) no documentary evidence.


Grid Reference:SS 345 038
Map Sheet:SS30SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolsworthy
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30SW/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOLY WELL (Unknown date)

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV16002.

Leeson day,w. I. /holsworthy-d. A. Parochial histories no.2/(1934)66.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV16003.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=14/11/1977(os) nothing remains of the well. An outbuilding occupies the site.

Unknown, 1843, Holsworthy (Cartographic). SDV337546.

St. Peter's Well. In a field called Peter's Well Meadow, (Tithe no.1427), near Church Bridges. No doubt once used for church purposes. Was supposed to be a cure for sore eyes.

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

'St. Peter's Well (site of)' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV321018.

'St. Peter's Well (site of)' shown.

Brown, T., 1963, Holy and Notable Wells, Part V, 133 (Article in Serial). SDV16026.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16002Migrated Record:
SDV16003Migrated Record:
SDV16026Article in Serial: Brown, T.. 1963. Holy and Notable Wells, Part V. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 95. A5 Paperback. 133.
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV321018Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 25" 2nd Edition. Map (Paper).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337546Cartographic: Unknown. 1843. Holsworthy. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 24 2010 10:45AM