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IoE Number: 351629
Photographer: Mr Roger Norman
Date Photographed: 18 July 2005
Date listed: 06 June 1969
Date of last amendment: 26 June 1987
Grade II

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SW 97 NWST MINVERLOWLANDS3/309Jesus Well (previously listed asJesus Well, Trewint Farm)6.6.69

SW 97 NW ST MINVER LOWLANDS 3/309 Jesus Well (previously listed as Jesus Well, Trewint Farm) 6.6.69 II Wellhouse to Holy Well. Possibly rebuilt in late C19 and restored in C20. Stone rubble with corbelled stone rubble roof with gable ends. Rectangular plan. Entrance in gable end with 4-centred arch with chamfered granite head possibly reused. Interior: inscribed slate stone in threshold JESUS WELL JESUS SAITH UNTO HER GIVE ME TO DRINK Timor Domini Fons Vitae M.L. Quiller Couch in his Ancient and Holy Wells of Cornwall recorded the well prior to restoration; "This rude well stands on a bleak high down in the lowlands of St. Minver where water could hardly be expected.. .it is after half buried with drifting sea sand... The building is square in form with a highly pitched but truncated roof of masonry. A niche of rude shape is in the further end of the Well, it may be to hold a drinking vessel, crucifix or effigy of a Saint". Meyrick, J. A pilgrims guide to the holy wells of Cornwall, 1982

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