Tag Archives: Dunblane

Tammie Blair’s Well, Dunblane, Stirlingshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NN 780 010 Archaeology & History It’s difficult to work out the exact position of this lost well, even from Alexander Barty’s (1944) description of the place.  There are several unnamed ‘Wells’ on the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holy Wells, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bishop’s Well, Dunblane, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NN 78126 01281 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24681 Archaeology & History This now-lost holy well was a place whose history was integrally tied to the adjacent and also destroyed Bishop’s Palace: a large … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holy Wells, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Airthrey Mineral Wells, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Healing Wells:  OS Grid Reference – NS 79504 97686 Also Known as: Airthrey Spa Airthrey Springs Bridge of Allan Spa Canmore ID 317260 Getting Here The old well-house is accessed easily.  From the main road of Henderson Street (or A9), that … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holy Wells, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fairy Well, Logie, Stirlingshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8135 9804 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47123 Hielantman’s Well Highlandman’s Well Holy Well Getting Here From Stirling, take the A9 to Bridge of Allan, turning right at the roundabout along the A907 for … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Holy Wells, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted in Holy Wells, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cromlix Lodge, Dunblane, Perthshire

Long Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 7617 0671 Also Known as: Bracklin Burn Canmore ID 73465 Getting Here Take the B8033 north out of Dunblane and, immediately out the other side of Kinbuck, as you cross the river, take the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cairns, Tombs, Tumuli, Perthshire, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Judge’s Cairn, Dunblane, Perthshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NN 73944 05618 Also Known as: The Big Cairn Canmore ID 24661 Dalbrack Getting Here Along the A820 road between Dunblane and Doune, from the Dunblane-side, take the very first minor road on your right a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cairns, Tombs, Tumuli, Perthshire, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Split Stone, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Standing Stone: OS Grid Reference – NS 81116 99311 Getting Here Take the same directions as if you’re gonna find the Pendreich Moor cairn up the hills behind and north of Stirling University (there are 2 very close to each … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Scotland, Standing Stones, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cuparlaw Wood, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Cairn:  OS Grid Reference – NS 8046 9916 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47128 Pendreich Getting Here From Bridge of Allan go down the main A9 road towards the University, but turn left up the Sheriffmuir road, 100 yards up … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cairns, Tombs, Tumuli, Scotland, Stirlingshire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boat Stone, Blackford, Perthshire

Standing Stone (fallen): OS Grid Reference – NN 87202 07286 Getting Here From Blackford on the north side of the A9, cross over and take the small B-road which quietly runs up and over Sheriffmuir towards Dunblane.  After a mile, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Perthshire, Scotland, Standing Stones | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment