CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 72078 - Welshpool, Stone House, well I

NGR :- SJ22500735 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - Well (Structure - Damaged )

Circular brick-lined well of unknown depth located to the rear of the former Stone House. Discovered during watching brief by CAP in 1999. It measured 0.9m in diameter internally and was structurally sound. It was covered with a slate slab, which, when removed, revealed the deep open well retaining water at the bottom. It was built in a single lining of irregular hand-made unmortared bricks of the Buttington Red variety. It appears on the 1902 2nd edition OS map (Frost, P,1999).

Sources:-
Frost, P , 1999 , Archaeological watching brief: Safeway development, Berriew Road, Welshpool, Powys , CAP report 100 .
Jones, N W, Silvester, R J & Britnell, W J , 2003 , Montgomery Canal Conservation Management Strategy. Landscape Archaeology Assessment , CPAT Report 550 .

Events:-
Watching brief CAP / 1999(/ /) -
Assessment CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
Desktop study CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -
HLC CPAT / 2003(31/08/03) -

record created 08/10/99 JM99 - copyright CPAT , last updated 10/05/04
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2004 (and in part Crown, 2004 - as indicated)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
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