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St Bertram’s Well, Ilam, Staffordshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Refence — SK 1371  5141 Getting Here The genuine St. Bertram’s well is not easy to find and I recommend using the OS map carefully. It is reached by taking the footpath that leads off at the … Continue reading

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Adam’s Well, Speldhurst, Kent

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TQ 556 382 Getting Here To find Adam’s Well take the footpath from near the High Rocks Inn, leading up under the railway, continuing along the edge of a copse and into open area. … Continue reading

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Holy Well, King’s Newton, Derbyshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 386 262 Getting Here The Holy Well is signposted off the road to Castle Donington on the left hand side as you near a small brook, past new bridge and it will be seen … Continue reading

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Billy Hobby’s Well, Chester, Cheshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference — SJ 413 662 Getting Here The well is found on the south-east corner edge of Grovesnor Park, which is the south-east of the city beside the River Dee. Archaeology & History An early reference to … Continue reading

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Lady Well, Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Holy well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 9840 4332 Getting Here Park by the church, which has a Sheela Na Gig and some roman stones. Walk back to the A153 (Ancaster Cross roads), turn left and cross the road. Take the … Continue reading

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Single Well, Ifield, Gravesend, Kent

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 6538 7081 Also Known as: St. Thomas’ Well Shingle Well Archaeology & History Sadly the site is gone no longer in existence it was in the roadway along the Roman Watling Street, … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Garenden, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 507 180 Getting Here On the outskirts of Loughborough is an area called Holywell, but pronounced ‘holly’. The holy well can be found at the furthest north west part of the park, behind the … 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. Alkmund’s Well, Derby, Derbyshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 351 371  Geting Here It can be found by taking North Street off Duffield Road (A6) continuing until it joins North Parade and here a little lane, called Well Street comes off and the … Continue reading

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Newell’s Well, Glentham, Lincolnshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SK 981 897 Getting Here Leave Glentham on the way to Caenby Corner. You pass a footpath marked on the right-hand side (it goes to Highfield farm). The road makes a bend to the … Continue reading

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