MSO11239 - Blindman's Well, Grabbist Hill (Monument)


The well is shown on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Blindman's Well" is printed and shown on the Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 6 inch map. [1] The well is also shown on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. [2] The well is still labelled on 2018 MasterMap data. [3] The well is depicted and labelled on the Tithe Map for Dunster Parish, although the accuracy of its positioning is unclear from the Georeferenced version viewed. [4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1962. 6" SS94SE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #42511 ]
  • <4> Map: 1842. Dunster Tithe Map and Apportionment. 6 chains = 1 inch.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1119481, Extant 19 May 2022.



Grid reference SS 9790 4374 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO9470
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE57
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1119481
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33577

Record last edited

May 19 2022 1:39PM


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