Tyne and Wear HER(706): Gateshead, St. Elyn's Well - Details
Gateshead, St. Elyn's Well
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Storage Site
Two mentions of this well have been recorded: "a tenement in Gateshead lay between the land of Gilbert the weaver and the vennel leading to St. Elyn's Well" (1324); "St. Helen's Well Crofeet" (1356).
<< HER 706 >> R. Welford, 1884, History of Newcastle and Gateshead, I, pp. 62, 147 Rev. P.B.G. Binnall & M.H. Dodds, 1947, Holy Wells in Northumberland and Durham,Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 4, X (for 1942-46), p. 82