Poorly Located Monument record MNL 971 - Unlocated site of medieval holy well, Holywell Row
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|Grid reference||TL 71 77 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||MILDENHALL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
|Civil Parish||Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill, Forest Heath, Suffolk|
Type and Period (1)
Site of holy well (or spring?) suggested by place-name evidence from at least the 12th century. Recorded as Halliuelle in 1189-1200 (S1, S4), Holiwell Row in 1759, Holywell Row in 1843 (S1).
Field names also listed in Mildenhall Bailiffs Accounts (of 1390-92 & 1400-1401) include 'Halywelle' and 'Halywelle feld' (S3).
1574 survey records 'Halliwell Waye' and Halywell wayes' (S2).
Location of the holy well site is unknown.
Formerly recorded as MNL MISC
- <S1> SSF50236 Unpublished document: Martin EA (SCCAS), The Place-names of Suffolk (digital Ms), 2004.
- <S2> SSF50044 Source Checked: Suffolk Record Office. 'Survey of the towne, fields and pastures of Mildenhall …', Sept 1574, SRO (B), E18/454/5-7.
- <S3> SSF50044 Source Checked: Suffolk Record Office. Mildenhall Bailiff's Accounts, SRO (Bury), E18/455/1 (1390-92) & E18/455/2 (1400-1401).
- <S4> SSF50042 Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 26 (3), 1954, 221.
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Record last edited
May 21 2020 8:37AM