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Monument record MDR2580 - St Thomas's Well (site of), Repton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

St Thomas's Well is an ancient well some hundreds of yards to the east of St Anne's Well. (1) St Thomas's Well is a natural spring at SK 2993 2713. The water from this spring is said to have a high magnesium content, and the villagers of Repton with eye troubles used to collect this water to bathe their eyes. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Fraser, W.. 1943. 'Some Current Field-Names in the Parish of Repton, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaological Journal. Volume 64. p45.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 24-JUN-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 2993 2713 (8m by 8m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1356

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2016 4:44PM

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