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St Nicholas Hospital Harbledown showing Black Prince's Well, in the year 1776
The Black Prince's Well is in the centre, about one third from bottom, at the confluence of two paths leaving the main track. Unfortunately, the woodcut shows the whole hospital complex and the well is very small. A black shadow is cast by something/someone in front of the well - which is, so far as can be told, shown as an uncontained pool emerging from a diamond shaped opening at the base of a wall (immediately above thing casting shadow). The well is clearly not set into a bank and is not below ground level - as at present.

Image thanks to Harbledown Conservation Association
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Filename:BPW_1776_Engraving.jpg
Album name:Heliodorus / Kent
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Keywords:Black Prince's Well Harbledown Canterbury Kent woodcut St Nicholas Hospital 1776
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Date added:Sep 19, 2007
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