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FFYNNON GYBI, HOLY WELL; ST CYBI'S WELL

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NPRN 32214

Map Reference SH44SW

Grid Reference SH42734126

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Llanystumdwy

Type of Site HOLY WELL

Broad Class WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE

Period Post Medieval

Site Description NAR SH44SW3
Two well chambers with attached cottage and a small detached latrine building. Wells ancient, but well house, cottage and latrine are probably 18th century.
RCAHMW AP965035/53
Site comprises a well house, with later secondary well house to rear, and a cottage constructed c1750. The main well house is c5m square rising c3.3m to the springing of a corbelled dome, with door opening to S side. The well chamber contains a sunken tank roughly 2.2m x 1.5m x 1m with surrounding walkway and niches to walls. The adjoining cottage, built to provide accommodation for pilgrims, is a single room construction, originally with attic. Main entrance to S, with a further door, now blocked, leading directly into the well house.
(Source CADW listed buildings database)
J Hill 12.09.2003

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