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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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Fairy Well, Preesall, Overwyre, Lancashire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 36711 47562 Getting Here The 6″ OS map of 1913 has a ‘Fairy Well’ marked on the northern edge of Preesall Hill.  Travelling north through the village on the B5377, the Hill is … Continue reading

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Bull Spring, Staining, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 35569 36707 Getting Here To get here, leave Staining village along Mill Lane, turning right at the windmill along Smithy Lane.  Walk along Smithy Lane, then 2-300 yards past a derelict piggery on … Continue reading

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Fairy Well, Staining, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 34908 37119 Also Known as: Wrangdom Well Getting Here One and a half centuries of neglect have not been kind to the Wrangdomwell, which is now in the middle of a large area … Continue reading

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Dun Dubh, Ford, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8640 0479 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22821 Getting Here From Ford village, take the track that goes uphill (west) running near the edge of the forest-line. Keep going until you hit the top of … Continue reading

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Linton Church, Grassington, North Yorkshire

‘Standing Stone’:  OS Grid Reference – SE 00426 63176 Getting Here Pretty easy really. Get to the ancient St. Michael’s Church on the dead-end road just outside of Linton village.  As you approach it, look into the field on your … Continue reading

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