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HER Number:MDV9022
Name:Well to North of Well Farmhouse, Ideford


Well to the north of Well Farmhouse. A holy well was mentioned in the 17th century, and was regarded as having healing properties.


Grid Reference:SX 879 770
Map Sheet:SX87NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIdeford
Ecclesiastical ParishIDEFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87NE/34/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10633.

Well. Hamlet also named 'well'. A chalybeate, well known and frequented vaguely (brown).

WILLIAMS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV22693.

Holy well is mentioned here in 1646, but it is certainly far older (williams).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308006.

Brown, t. /tda/89(1957)213/holy and notable wells of devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308007.

Williams, h. F. /tda/87(1955)85/ideford through the centuries.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV308008.


Unknown, 1999, Well Farm, Olchard, Ideford Devon (Report - Survey). SDV309464.

The well was regarded as having healing qualities.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10633Migrated Record:
SDV22693Migrated Record: WILLIAMS.
SDV308006Migrated Record:
SDV308007Migrated Record:
SDV308008Migrated Record:
SDV309464Report - Survey: Unknown. 1999. Well Farm, Olchard, Ideford Devon. Devonshire Association. A4 Stapled + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV85537Part of: Well, Ideford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2016 12:49PM