Monument details

HER Number:1909/0/1
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:St Plegmund's Well

Summary

Early Medieval holy well dedicated to or dating from the time of St Plegmund a 9th century saint whose hermitage was in this area (see 1909/1). Plegmund became the archbishop of Canterbury from 890 to 923. The well is a stone lined pit with two steps down beneath this is a circular rough stone well 0.4m in diameter. Restored in 1907. Scheduled.


Parish:MICKLE TRAFFORD, CHESTER, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • HOLY WELL (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WELL (Saxon - 410 AD to 1065 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1018615: St Plegmund's Well 200m East of Bankfield Farm

Related records

1909/1Related to: St Plegmund's Hermitage (Monument)



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