Monument record MDR11285 - Yewtree Well, Tissington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

There are five wells at Tissington, all of which are dressed annually on Ascension Day, the custom at Tissington dating from an unknown and remote period, generally said to be that of the Roman occupation. (1). (SK 17835227) Yewtree Well - named on map. (2). Yewtree Well is probably 18th century and is grade II listed. (3). All the wells are in a good state of preservation. See G.P. AO/66/24/5 for Yewtree Well. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Binnall, P. 1940. 'Holy wells in Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol 61, pp 56-65.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: M.H.L.G. (Prov HHR) Ashbourne RD 1884/11/A Aug. 1961, pp. 44-46.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Baird, J. F1 JB 02-JUN-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 17561 52201 (7m by 4m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR750

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Record last edited

Jul 25 2007 2:22PM

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