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Cockplay Well, Auchinloch, Lanarkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 6438 6962 Archaeology & History The name of this site alone insisted that I bring it to people’s attention!  If it was a healing well relating to its name, I wonder what it was … Continue reading

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Goose Oaks, St. Fillans, Comrie, Perthshire

Legendary Trees (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NN 693 242 Folklore A fascinating story of this forgotten site is detailed in Alex Porteous’ (1912) history book on this tiny parish at the eastern end of Loch Earn.  It’s a peculiar … Continue reading

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Spink Well, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1653 3410 Getting Here From Bradford city centre go up Bolton Road (crossing the big A650 dual carriageway) until, a couple of hundred yards further you meet with, at an angle, Wapping Road … Continue reading

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