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©  David Sanderson

IoE Number: 265891
Location: THE CHALICE WELL, CHILKWELL STREET (north east side)
  GLASTONBURY, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: David Sanderson
Date Photographed: 25 June 2001
Date listed: 21 June 1950
Date of last amendment: 21 June 1950
Grade I

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CHILKWELL STREET1133(North East Side)The Chalice WellST 5038 8/521.6.50.

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.

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