Monument record MCC9356 - St Peters Well, West Mersea

Summary

St Peters Well, West Mersea, possibly associated with the priory, to the north (MCC8835).

Location

Grid reference TM 00727 12433 (point)
Map sheet TM01SW
County ESSEX
Civil Parish WEST MERSEA, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Full Description

The County Series at 1:2500 scale Epoch 1a (1874-87) has 'St Peters Well' marked, also marked on the modern OS (TM 00728 12433).

There is a photograph of St Peters Well on the Website of Mersea Museum: http://www.merseamuseum.org.uk/mmphoto.php?pid=SS050030&hit=631&tot=642&typ=cat&syn=all [accessed 10/08/16], showing a group of men sitting on a bank behind a timber-lined well, taken after the earthquake on 14 April 1884.

Now restored, but covered with timber. A bronze plate was added in 2000 by the Town Council Millennium Committee. Accessible via a board walk path from the Coast Road.

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Record last edited

Aug 11 2016 11:15AM

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