|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||St Agnes' Well|
A spring, reputedly used as a holy well by pilgrims on their way to the shrine at Walsingham.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9483 1586|
|Parish:||GRESSENHALL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK|
'Near the stream which forms the parish boundary is St Agnes's Well, traditionally said to have been used by pilgrims to Walsingham', see (S1).
The boundary follows a stream on the south and east of the parish, and for a very short distance on the west.
Not shown on (S2).
Located by informant .
Formerly had brick well head, now replaced by clay bank and pond.
The well is in fact a spring.
See (S3) in file.
- SPRING (Unknown date)
- HOLY WELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Serial: Bryant, T. H.. 1898-1915. The Churches of Norfolk. Vols 1-19. Vols 1-19.. |
|<S2>||Map: 1844. Gressenhall with part of Great Bittering Tithe Map. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1979. Well on the farm. 11 October. |
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