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19 th Century
Size : 17 cm x 16.5 cm dia. , 11 cm high – 6¾ ins x 6½ ins dia. , 4¼ ins high
'The Royal Petrifying Well'as it became known after the Princess's visit was the bigger of the three ; Mr Smedley's being under his spar shops and Mrs Boden's situated near the post office . All three of these wells were filled with a profusion of articles put in to be petrified : stags heads , wigs , baskets of flowers , birds nests etc. all of which had to be turned every few weeks to prevent them from growing to the bottom .
|Height||11.00 cm||(4.33 inches)|
|Width||17.00 cm||(6.69 inches)|
|Depth||16.50 cm||(6.50 inches)|