Category Archives: Nottinghamshire

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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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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Holy Well, Watnall, Nottinghamshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 499 456 Getting Here A stone’s throw from Ikea and found off the B600 main road.  Travelling to Greasley from Watnall, take first turning on the left after Royal Oak Wood.  Travel up Trough … Continue reading

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Lady Well, Headon, Nottinghamshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 748 779 Getting Here Follow the road around from Headon village to the Ladywell estate and on the left hand side is a small copse and footpath. It is near the junction of Greenspotts Lane and … Continue reading

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St. John’s Well, Welham, Nottinghamshire

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – SK 7255 8280 Getting Here One of the most unusually sited of Nottinghamshire’s holy wells is St. John’s Well at Welham. It lies beneath a private kitchen floor in a house in Bonemill Lane in … Continue reading

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St. Catherine’s Well, Westhorpe, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 684 532 Getting Here To find Westhorpe, take the lane on the left as one leaves Southwell, and then the next left, Bath Lane. The cottage is the only house on this lane … Continue reading

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