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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MONKS WELL

List entry Number: 1094408

Location

MONKS WELL, B3054

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityBeaulieu

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143328

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BEAULIEU HILLTOP SU 30 SE B3054 11/2 Monks Well II* Wellhouse built to supply water for Abbey. Late C13. Stone building. Circular plan of 4m diameter with domed roof. On one side shouldered-arch doorway. Inside vaulted roof. Stone bench around walls. Well was 're-discovered' in C18 when the Duke of Montagu had it connected to a hollowed tree-trunk to supply village, and it carried on doing this until after the Second World War.

Listing NGR: SP3169516520

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National Grid Reference: SU 39729 03072

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