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Title:Medieval Holy Well known as St Ann's Well, 120 metres south of Holwell Farm
Originator:Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Summary:Medieval Holy Well known as St. Ann's well, 120m south of Holwell Farm. The site appears as a marshy depression in field corner, 43m east-west by 58m north-south. A scarp into hillside on the west side is up to 2m high. The depression now contains two concrete tanks. The southern is built within a sunken stone-walled enclosure, built around a natural spring. Brick steps originally led down into the water on its west side, but these have now been covered. Water from this sunken reservoir still flows to a well head on north west side of farm track. The well head consists of a recess 0.38m deep in a stone rubble wall, at the foot of which a stone spout discharges water from a hole in the wall into a small 19th century welsh slate trough, 0.95m by 0.5m by at least 0.15m deep. The wall continues to the north, curving round to form a gatepost beside the north concrete tank. The two tanks are excluded from the scheduling although the ground beneath is included. Listed grade II.

Associated Monuments (1)

MDV4873St. Ann's Well south of Holwell Farm (Building)