Keys to the Past

St Maurice's Well (Ellingham)

A well or spring dedicated to St Maurice, is recorded in a 12th century deed. A well near Ellingham also bears this name and is a small stone built recess in the side of a stream bank. Although the stonework has medieval characteristics it is not clear whether this is the well referred to in the medieval deed.

Reference number:N4968
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellingham


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