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Address: Dupath Lane, Callington PL17 8AD, England
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+44 370 333 1181
09:00 - 17:00
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Maybe stonework needs a clean?

Interesting little historical feature and worth coming down the lane to take a brief look but when we last looked our first reaction was that the granite building could do with a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
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Gunnislake, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice old Holly well, not much to do or see, 20 minutes maximum and you have seen all there is to see 🤔

Thank murray_campbell250
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This small chapel/well is off the main road and part of the English heritage sites around this part of Cornwall and if added to other similar sites in the area is worth putting on the itinerary. Once you follow the sign off the main road locating the site becomes difficult, but as you drive down the narrow road Dupath farm... More 

1 Thank 502cliffordd
Callington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The chapel houses a natural spring whose waters we're reputed to cure whooping cough, and may also have been used for baptisms. The structure of the tiny chapel dates from the early 16thC, and is in wonderful condition, fabricated from massive dressed Cornish granite blocks. Despite being signposted, it's not easy to find, as it's in the grounds of a... More 

1 Thank MylesBridgeHouse
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

If you are passing this may be worth a visit. Other than the small well building there is nothing else to see. Need to park in a nearby farm and walk down a lane.

Thank Tamworth1980
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2,436 reviews
841 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6,535 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Interesting little historical feature and worth coming down the lane to take a brief look but when we last looked our first reaction was that the granite building could do with a brief but careful clean to remove the accumulated surface markings and growths such as the lichens.

Thank Jannerbloke
Liskeard, England, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

It was interesting, but there is not a lot to do other than look at the well. Not too easily accessible either.

1 Thank Paula P
Callington, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Fascinating historical building, worth seeing. Well signposted with a brown tourist sign. Situated in a farmyard- but the landowners are not hostile !

1 Thank brian840019
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153 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Surprisingly little know old building a very short distance from the main road. Easy parking yards from the old granite chapel or mini bathing place. The English Heritage website if you put Dupath Well into your search engine tells you all. Doesn't take long to visit and it's free.

2 Thank 254izzyb
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1,112 reviews
387 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,298 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014

I have driven past the turning hundreds of times. About a minute outside Callington on the road to Saltash/Plymouth. Turn in left and follow the signs for about two minutes. A little confusing especially when you find yourself in the middle of an active farm yard. There is a small dedicated car park straight ahead. You can catch a glimpse... More 

4 Thank HillyCirencester
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385 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,316 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Check this place out on the English Heritage website. I tried to add it to this listing but the Tripadvisor software wouldn't let me, nor could I correct the name of the place. Not very member or traveller friendly. I suggest that if you live within easy distance or are passing through, you look this place up and factor it... More 

4 Thank DougalM_12

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