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St Govan's Well and Chapel

Sacred Well


The following text, from the information board at the car park, describes both St. Govan's well and the well inside the chapel:
On the floor just inside the main door [of the chapel] is a simple, shallow well. The water, which could only be scooped with a small stone or limpet shell, was said to cure eye complaints, skin diseases and rheumatism. Located just outside the chapel, and covered by the stone arch, is the saint's holy well. Although it is now dry, it was known for both healing powers and as a wishing well.
The well in the chapel is dissapointing (and usually filled with litter).
Kammer Posted by Kammer
16th May 2003ce
Edited 25th May 2004ce

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