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Borgie Well, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 64412 60194 Getting Here There must be an easier way to visit this site than the method I used.  Which was:  along Cambuslang’s Main Street (A724), turn up the B759 Greenlees Road for nearly … Continue reading

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Wanstead Spa, Redbridge, London, Essex

Healing Well (lost):  OS Grid Reference – TQ 40 87 Also Known as: Wanstead Spring Archaeology & History The exact location of this site remains a mystery.  Addison (1951) mentions it as being “close to the Blake Hall Road” where … Continue reading

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Vennel Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 598 649 Archaeology & History One of the many public wells in Glasgow, all trace of this site disappeared long ago.  Found at the ancient heart of the city, the name ‘Vennel’ comes … Continue reading

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St. Constantine’s Well, Govan, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Holy Well (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – NS 553 658 Archaeology & History This is the conjectural title conferred by T.C.F. Brotchie (1920) upon a Well uncovered during construction of the Pearce Institute in Govan in 1908.  It was certainly … Continue reading

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St. Mark’s Well, Easterhouse, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 667 653 Archaeology & History Information on this long forgotten holy well that once flowed a few miles east of Glasgow city centre, beneath what is now Wellhouse estate, is all but … Continue reading

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Todds Well, Garthamlock, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 66826 66603 Also Known as: Back o’ Brae Well Getting Here Many ways to get here, via the M8 or the B806. Just get to the Glasgow Fort shopping centre on the northern edge … Continue reading

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Mary’s Well, Easterhouse, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 68613 65094 Archaeology & History This old well, named after Queen Mary (one of at least three dedicated to her in Lanarkshire), was illustrated on the earliest Ordnance Survey map of the area in … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Gateside, Fife

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – NO 18505 09169 Also Known as: Chapel Well Roman Well Getting Here Travelling from Milnathort on the A91, in Gateside village, turn right down Old Town, and after the left bend in the road, … Continue reading

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St. Madden’s Well, Kirkton of Airlie, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 3179 5188 Also Known as: Canmore ID 32367 St. Madan’s Well  St. Medan’s Well Getting Here At Kirkton of Airlie, park next to the church and walk north eastwards along the track, past the houses … Continue reading

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Wells o’ Wearie, Duddingston, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Sacred Wells (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 2741 7241 Also Known as: Wells o’ Weary Well of Wery Archaeology & History The precise spot for these “wells” is difficult to say today with any certainty, which is unfortunate as … Continue reading

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