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Mannerly Well, Gomersal, West Yorkshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 2107 2515 Also Known as: Manor Lea Well Archaeology & History Originally called the ‘Manor Lea Well’ because it could be found on the far west of the land belonging to the Manor … 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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Priddy Henges, Priddy, Somerset

Henges:  OS Grid Reference – ST 540 528 Also Known as: The Castles Priddy Circles The Rings Archaeology & History Although cited in all modern archaeology texts as a series of four henge monuments, a recent article by J. Lewis … Continue reading

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Tobar Mor, Tarbert, Gigha, Argyll

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NR 6564 5190 Also Known as: Canmore ID 38609 Great Well of the Winds St Beathag’s Well Tobar Bheathaig Folklore There are a number of sacred and healing wells on this small island, but this … Continue reading

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Ponden Kirk, Stanbury Moor, West Yorkshire

Legendary Rocks:  OS Grid Reference – SD 97969 36483 Also known as: Penistone Crags Wuthering Heights Getting Here Go west through Stanbury village towards Lancashire for a mile till you reach the end of Ponden Reservoir.  Where the water ends, follow … Continue reading

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