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Tintagel in Cornwall County, England, United Kingdom
 

Well

 
 
Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 5, 2018
1. Well Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
Well
Puth
This well is 5.5m deep. It was probably built at the same time as the castle, in the 13th century.
It is fed from natural springs, which emerge across the island. These springs would have provided fresh water for both the Dark Age settlement and the medieval castle.
 
Location. 50° 40.117′ N, 4° 45.705′ W. Marker is in Tintagel, England, in Cornwall County. Marker can be reached from Castle Road 0.6 kilometers west of Atlantic Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Tintagel Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Tintagel, England PL34 0HE, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A romantic retreat (within shouting distance of this marker); The Priestís tale (within shouting distance of this marker); Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); A changing coastline (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tintagel village (about 120 meters away);
The Well image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 5, 2018
2. The Well
The Traderís tale (about 120 meters away); Excavations and discoveries (about 120 meters away); The northern ruins (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tintagel.
 
Also see . . .
1. English Heritage - Tintagel Castle. (Submitted on October 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tintagel Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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