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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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St. Patrick’s Well, Heysham, Lancashire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 4109 6159 Getting Here From Heysham village centre by the little roundabout, go down the gorgeous olde-worlde Main Street for about 150 yards, keeping your eyes peeled for the little track up to … Continue reading

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Lee Hall Well, Bellingham, Northumberland

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NY 861 797 Archaeology & History Very little is known about this forgotten heathen water source.  It was described in some notes attached on a piece of paper accompanying John Warburton’s description of Lee … Continue reading

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St. Helen’s Well, Holbeck, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 295 329 Archaeology & History In the Holbeck area of Leeds, one of the three spa wells was previously patronised to this mythical saint, whose wells profuse in this part of the … Continue reading

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Barrow Well, Compton Martin, Somerset

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – ST 537 573 Archaeology & History This rather delapidated spring of water (there are actually two springs here) marks the western edge of the parish boundary, just on the south-side of the A368 road … Continue reading

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Tobar na H-aoise, Iona, Argyll

Holy Well: OS Grid Reference – NM 284 253 Also Known as: Pool of Healing Well of Age Well of Healing Folklore Although ascribed as a holy or healing well, this site is actually a curious natural water-filled depression near … 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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