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Currently researching calendar customs and folklore of Nottinghamshire

Egg Well, Ashenhurst, Leek, Staffordshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference — SK 005 540 Getting Here Just outside of Leek a right-hand lane leads to the small hamlet of Ashenhurst, turning left pass the gated road and on the right hand side at the next fork … Continue reading

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Lady’s Well, Blythborough, Suffolk

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – TM 450 762 Also Known as: Wishing Well Queen Ann’s Well Lady’s Fountain Getting Here The site is found down Spring Lane at the south end of Henham Park. The current A145 meeting the … Continue reading

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St. Mary’s Well, Wallingwells, Nottinghamshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 572 840 Archaeology & History First mentioned in Pipe Rolls and referred to by the founder of Wallingwells Benedictine Priory (founded around 1150 CE) as ‘juxta fonts et rivum fontium’, the site Wallingwell … Continue reading

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St Helen’s Well, Hemswell, Lincolnshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 932 911 Also Known as: Seven Springs Getting Here From the village lane at the east end of Brook Street, take the footpath through the first gate and then over the stile into the … Continue reading

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St John’s Well, Dronfield, Derbyshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid-Reference — SK 353 783 Getting Here In Dronfield, St. John’s Well is to be found off Church street in the Forge in the courtyard adjacent to the glass roofed atrium on the left hand side. Archaeology & … Continue reading

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King’s Well, Calverton, Nottinghamshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 615 489 Also Known as: Keen Well Getting Here In Calverton, take Renals Way off the main street and follow it around until you reach the end and a copse. Take the left … Continue reading

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Ragged Spring, Healing, Lincolnshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference — TA 199 096 Also Known as:  Ragged Well Getting Here The site can be found along Wells road, just after the turning for Healing wells farm and after the mirror.  One may need to … Continue reading

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St. Botolph’s Well, Hadstock, Essex

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference — TL 559 448 Getting Here Hadstock lies along the A1052 north of Saffron Walden. Once in the village, a fenced pond will be apparent on the left below the church.  Just above the pond … Continue reading

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Black Prince’s Well, Harbledown, Kent

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – TR 129 582 Also known as: Leper Well St. Thomas’s Well Getting Here The Black Prince’s Well is found to the right of a path that curves around past the Leper Hospital / almshouses, … Continue reading

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Haly Garden Spring, Burham, Kent

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 731 614 Also known as: Pilgrim Spring (possibly?) Getting Here To find the Pilgrim Spring, the probable site see below, take the road to Blue Bell Hill out of Aylesford and after passing a … Continue reading

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