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Brade Wyll

Sacred Well

<b>Brade Wyll</b>Posted by ChanceImage © Chance - 2009
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Also known as:
  • Broad Well
  • Laughing Well
  • Farting Pit

Nearest Town:Devizes (10km WSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SU10816224 / Sheet: 173
Latitude:51° 21' 30.89" N
Longitude:   1° 50' 41.03" W

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Details of site on Pastscape

A natural spring with no artificial features apparently present.

(SU 108 622) Brade Wyll (NR). (1)
"A very ancient and curious 'Broad Well' bubbling up in marshy ground near the church". (2)
Brade Wyll (name verified) refers to natural spring-head at SU 1081 6224. No artifical features were noted.
Published survey 25" correct. (3)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" 1926
( 2) General reference RCS Walters (1928) The Ancient Wells, Springs, & Holy Wells of Gloucestershire p161
( 3) Field Investigators Comments F1 PAS 19-AUG-74
Chance Posted by Chance
9th August 2012ce