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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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Christ’s Well, Blair Drummond, Stirlingshire

Sacred Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 72919 98903 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46067 Fountain Head Getting Here Along the A84 Stirling-Doune road, watch out for the minor Cuthill Brae road to the caravan park. Go past the caravan place … Continue reading

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Carlin Well, Craigton of Airlie, Angus

Sacred Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 32898 50521 Also Known as: Carling Well Archaeology & History Also known as the Carling Well, this place was shown on the earliest Ordnance Survey maps near the middle of the field … Continue reading

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Maiden’s Well, Glendevon, Perthshire

Healing Well: OS Grid Reference – NN 9703 0139 Also Known as: 1. Maiden Well Getting Here Follow the same directions as if you’re going to the Maiden Castle fairy hill.  About 100 yards before reaching the hill, on the … Continue reading

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Sweet Willy Well, Wrose, Shipley, West Yorkshire

Healing Well: OS Grid Reference – SE 16561 36440 Also Known as: Lin Well Silver Stream Sugar Stream Getting Here Whether you’re coming here from Wrose or Eccleshill, go along Wrose Road and turn down Livingstone Road at the traffic … Continue reading

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Boiling Springs, Cambusbarron, Stirlingshire

Healing Wells (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 77 91 Archaeology & History The old line drawing here is all that remains of a pair of healing wells that once bubbled up within their ancient stone well-houses, close to each … Continue reading

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St. Corbet’s Well, Touch, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 738 925 Archaeology & History This little-known holy well on the northeastern edges of the Touch Hills is another part of our ancient heritage that may well have been lost.  All that now … Continue reading

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St. Helen’s Well, Thorp Arch, West Yorkshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SE 451 458 Getting Here The well is all dried up today, but its remains are about 200 yards north of the river Wharfe. Sam Brewster (1980) told the easiest way to find it: … Continue reading

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St Winefride’s Well, Holywell, Flintshire.

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – SJ 185 763 Also Known as: Ffynnon Gwenfrewi St. Winifred’s Well Getting Here From the Chester ring road head into north Wales along the coast road (A548) from Connah’s Quay for about 13 miles … Continue reading

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Dissenters Well, Kelbrook, Earby, Lancashire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – SD 92104 43179 Getting Here From Kelbrook village head south past Old Stone Trough then continue as far as the lane goes. Then head eastwards for about 1 mile on footpaths to a building … Continue reading

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