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Explore England's Past


This small but appealing well building lies just to the north of the churchyard of St Clarus’s Church.

Cornwall (like other areas of the UK with a Celtic heritage)  is well served by holy wells and springs, with water to reputedly heal and cure illne

There are four holy wells in Camborne parish. They are the wells of St Meriasek, St Ia Chapel, St Magdalene and Sancot.

Morwenstow had two holy wells, dedicated to the two patron saints of its church.