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Excellent old building

Although it was closed when we visited it was worth seeing the beautiful building and the amazing... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
bizzylizzy982
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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A fabulous old house.

Jacob's Well is the name of an old dwelling, although no one seems to know how it got its unusual... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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16 Apr 2018
“Excellent old building”
4 Feb 2018
“A fabulous old house.”
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Trinity Lane is the home to a medieval timber building called Jacob's Well, which was used as parish rooms of nearby Holy Trinity Church.
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Trinity Ln. | Off Micklegate, York YO1 6EL, England
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Always welcoming but on Wednesday mornings only. Volunteers open this interesting medieval building from 10 am until noon. Where else can you have real coffee or a pot of tea or hot chocolate for a pound - with a complimentary plate of biscuits to choose...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Although it was closed when we visited it was worth seeing the beautiful building and the amazing woodwork over the door. The carvings were very special

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Jacob's Well is the name of an old dwelling, although no one seems to know how it got its unusual name. It sits on a quiet lane off Micklegate, and there is a sign directing you to the house and also to the nearby Church...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I was in York for a meeting of the Virgirs Guild at Holy Trinity and we were given the opportunity to visit Jacabs Well. My wife and I (although frequent visitors to York) had never heard of it. It turned out to be one of...More

1  Thank Alan641348
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

What a quaint little tea room on a Wednesday. 10-1200. Want to go somewhere quaint and querky this is the place. Set in the medieval meeting room it's peaceful,relaxing

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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Always welcoming but on Wednesday mornings only. Volunteers open this interesting medieval building from 10 am until noon. Where else can you have real coffee or a pot of tea or hot chocolate for a pound - with a complimentary plate of biscuits to choose...More

2  Thank Jonyor
Reviewed 14 February 2013

If you don't cast your eye down side streets of York you will miss little treasures like Jacobs well, with its ornate canopy round the door that holds a lot of history.

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Reviewed 26 August 2012

We have visited York many times, over a considerable period of time and never realised that this site existed. It was a medieval house that had been lived in by chantry priests and is still used by the same church. We only came across it...More

2  Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 21 December 2011

Friendly and welcoming church ladies running a little morning tea.

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