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Maiden Wells, Pembrokeshire

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Maiden Wells, Pembrokeshire

Maidenwells is a small village located 1.6 miles south of Pembroke in Pembrokeshire. The earliest reference to Maidenwells is 'Mayden Welle' in 1336. The population is currently around 300. Maidenwells gets its name from the natural well in the centre of the village. It was thought to have been visited by maidens in connection with a fertility rite. The well still exists, but is located on private property and is somewhat overgrown.
Administrative CountyPembrokeshire
Traditional CountyPembrokeshire
OS GridSR9799
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
 

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