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St Genny's Well[423 x 750 JPG]
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|Description ||The second St Genny's Well, found at the side of the church said to have been constructed by the local vicar to encourage more visitors to his church.|
It is inscribed with the words 'THE HOLY WELL OF ST GENNY'S CIRCA 6th CENT RESTORED 1927', but this could possibly have been built on earlier foundations.
| The dedication here is generally thought to be to St Genesius of Arles in France. He was a Roman martyr of the 3rd century AD. His cultus was probably brought to Cornwall after the 6th century, or more likely in the medieval period ie after the Norman conquest.|
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