Edward Hunt's Forest of Dean Miscellany

Fact, Fiction and Fantasy


Blackpennywall Well





This was probably commonly used as a drinking place by travellers through the Forest. Its importance is indicated by the way it has been lined with stonework. The name is a corruption of Blackberry.

This text was written by B. Cave of the Wilderness Wildlife Centre Mitcheldean and M.J. Dunn, Forest Warden, for the Forestry Commission 'Boy's Grave and Forest Trail'. © 1974




      Where is Blackpennywall Well?

Ordance Survey location: SO 362215 210865













Edward Hunt