Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Rectory Lane Cemetery, Berkhamsted

Cowpers Well

By the side of Rectory Lane there is a wooden well-house containing the well which supplies water to the Old Rectory from a spring. It is named after Rev. Cowper, Rector of St Peter’s Parish Church 1722-1756 and father of the poet William Cowper who was born here at the Rectory.