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St. Conval’s Well, Eastwood, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 5519 6020 Also Known as: St. Ninian’s Well Archaeology & History This all-but-forgotten holy well was becoming nothing but a faded memory even in the middle of the 19th century.  Excluded from all … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 7932 9454  Also Known as: Whiskey Well Whusky Well Archaeology & History Once found beneath the northern foot of Gowan Hill, below the old hillfort and close to Stirling’s famous castle, the … Continue reading

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Chapel Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7781 9251 Also Known as: Bruce’s Well Canmore ID 46248 Christ’s Well Getting Here Along the Main Street in Cambusbarron, walk down Mill Hill for a hundred yards or so, to The Brae.  Just … Continue reading

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Christ’s Well, Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 72919 98903 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46067 Fountain Head Getting Here Along the A84 Stirling-Doune road, watch out for the minor Cuthill Brae road to the caravan park. Go past the caravan place … Continue reading

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St. Helen’s Well, Sefton, Lancashire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference — SD 3544 0128 Getting Here It is best to start at the Punch Bowl Inn car park, Sefton, then travel a short distance along Lunt Road by St Helen’s church. A footpath/lane is reached … Continue reading

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Tobar Mor, Tarbert, Gigha, Argyll

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NR 6564 5190 Also Known as: Canmore ID 38609 Great Well of the Winds St Beathag’s Well Tobar Bheathaig Folklore There are a number of sacred and healing wells on this small island, but this … Continue reading

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Clach Brath, Baile Mor, Iona

Bullaun Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NM 286 244 Also known as: Clacha Brath Clachan-nan-Druidhean Day of Judgement Stone Druid’s Stone World’s End Stone Folklore On this curious, broken, basin-shaped rock — thought by some to have at one time … Continue reading

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