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St Francis’ Well, Conisborough, South Yorkshire

Holy Well:  OS-Grid Reference – SK 5112 9880 Also known as: Town Well Getting Here From Church street turn down into Wellgate, the well is on the right hand site at 18 Wellgate surrounded by railings near some new properties, … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Longthorpe, Peterborough, Northamptonshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid-Reference – TL 1678 9815 Also known as: St. Cloud’s Well Getting Here From Thorpe Green, Longthorpe, then take the Larklands road.  Once a copse of trees appears at the front near a T-junction, the well can … Continue reading

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Holy Well, Hildenley, North Yorkshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 7408 7106 Archaeology & History Found to the southwest edge of Hildenley Wood, on the west side of the track between Malton and Coneythorpe Road, the waters from the initial source of the … Continue reading

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Counter Hill, Addingham, West Yorkshire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SE 051 501 Getting Here You can come from various angles to approach this site, but I reckon the best is from along the old trackway of Parson’s Lane, between Addingham and Marchup.  From Silsden … Continue reading

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Beinn na Cailleach, Broadford, Skye

Sacred Mountain:  OS Grid Reference – NG 601 232 Getting Here Seems rather daft giving directions for a mountain, but… For incomers, cross the bridge onto the island and keep on the A87 road to Broadford.  A couple of mile … Continue reading

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White Wells, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 1181 4677 Also Known as: Ilkley Spaw Mountain Spa Spa Well Getting Here This place is one of the first things you see when roving the northern edge of Ilkley Moor.  Tis the … Continue reading

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St. Osyth’s Well, St. Osyth, Essex

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – TM 116 166 Archaeology & History This spring of water is in the edge of Nun’s Wood on the north side of the Dolphin Pond pool and is covered by a small stone building, … Continue reading

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Beinn na Cailleach, Islay, Argyll

Sacred Mountain:  OS Grid Reference – NR 450 596 Also Known as: Beinn na Caillich Folklore Another great mountain of the ‘Old Woman’: primal creation deity of these hills. Whether she holds sway over the land here for many months, … Continue reading

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