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Marriage Well, Carmyle, Lanarkshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 66765 62063 Getting Here Get onto the A763 road several miles east of Glasgow city centre and go along Gardenside Avenue onto the Carmyle estate. A few hundred yards on, turn right down Carmyle Avenue, … Continue reading

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Trongate Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  Os Grid Reference – NS 5931 6500 Also Known as: West Port Well Archaeology & History Once found near the old crossroads of Trongate, Arygle Street and Stockwell Street, the Trongate Well is another of old Glasgow’s … Continue reading

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Barrasyett Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 594 645 Archaeology & History Mentioned briefly in James MacKinlay’s (1893) classic survey, this site was an ancient draw-well sunk near the old city centre but, like the ancient Moot Hill close … Continue reading

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Arns Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Healing Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 5996 6406 Also Known as: Arms Well Archaeology & History Taking its name from the local dialect word relating to Alder trees (Alnus glutinosua) that grew above the source of the waters, … Continue reading

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St. Thenew’s Well, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 589 648 Also Known as: Canmore ID 44288 St. Tenew’s Well St. Theneu’s Well Archaeology & History Whilst I’m in Glasgow (big thanks to Aisha!) I thought I’d check out any remaining … Continue reading

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