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Ancient & Holy Wells of Edinburgh

Ancient & Holy Wells of Edinburgh by Paul Bennett Northern Antiquarian: Alva 2017.  Kindle edition – 123 pages.  Price – £3.99 This is the first detailed guide ever written on the holy wells and healing springs in and around the … Continue reading

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Silver Well, Shouldham, Norfolk

Holy Well (destroyed?):  OS Grid Reference – TF 6753 0817 Archaeology & History Once found in the small woodland known as the High Plantation, this holy well has, seemingly, long since fallen back to Earth.  Mary Manning (1994) included it in her … Continue reading

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Physic Well, North Kelvin, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 5805 6728 Archaeology & History Any site named as a ‘Physic Well’ anywhere in Britain is, by definition, a spring of water renowned for its medicinal properties.  Nowadays however, at this and other sites with the … Continue reading

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Priest’s Well, Tullibody, Clackmannanshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 86069 95324 Also Known as: Canmore ID 47056 Getting Here Along the A907 Stirling to Alloa road, turn onto the B9096 through Tullibody, turning up Menstrie Road until, on your right, you reach … Continue reading

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St. Murdoch’s Well, Brechin, Angus

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NO 5840 5682 Also Known as: Canmore ID 34760 Getting Here The well is situated at the roadside on a grassed area at West Drum Cottages, to the east of the minor road from … Continue reading

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Lady Well, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 3060 3373 Archaeology & History Deep in the industrial centre of Leeds, not far from the main bus station, could once be found one of Yorkshire’s many ‘Lady Wells’.  The great historian … Continue reading

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Lund Well, Bingley, West Yorkshire

Sacred Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 0973 4091 Archaeology & History Once found in a cluster of three little wells all very close to each other near the top of the field where the Crossflatts roundabout joins up … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 7932 9454  Also Known as: Whiskey Well Whusky Well Archaeology & History Once found beneath the northern foot of Gowan Hill, below the old hillfort and close to Stirling’s famous castle, the … Continue reading

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Chapel Well, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7781 9251 Also Known as: Bruce’s Well Canmore ID 46248 Christ’s Well Getting Here Along the Main Street in Cambusbarron, walk down Mill Hill for a hundred yards or so, to The Brae.  Just … Continue reading

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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

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