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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: THE CHALICE WELL

List entry Number: 1167594

Location

THE CHALICE WELL, CHILKWELL STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityGlastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265891

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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

CHILKWELL STREET 1. 1133 (North East Side) The Chalice Well ST 5038 8/5 21.6.50. GV 2. Spring of chalybeate water rising on southern slope of Chalice Hill. A pre-Christian well traditionally associated with the legend of the Holy Grail and Joseph of Arimathea's hermitage. The well itself is built of stone blocks and forms 2 underground chambers, the inner one reached through an rchway at the foot of the west wall of the well-shaft. Total depth is about 9 ft. Wooden well-cover with wrought-iron decoration made in 19l9. Lower down the hill is a mid-C18 stone-flagged courtyard with a stone bath fed by waterfall. Nos 87 and 89, The Chalice Well and Tor Schoolhouse form an important group.

Listing NGR: ST5065638508

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National Grid Reference: ST 50727 38522, ST 50759 38566

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