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St. Ninian’s Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 79690 93012 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46210 St. Ringan’s Well Getting Here A short distance south out of Stirling town centre, along Port Street where it meets with Ninian’s Road, walk across at … Continue reading

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St. Mary’s Well, Callander, Perthshire

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NN 6507 0556 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24322 Getting Here You’ll need wellies or no shoes for this excursion! From the lovely town of Callander, take the A84 road southeast out towards Doune … Continue reading

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Leaston House, Humbie, East Lothian

Cup-and-Ring Stone (lost):  OS Grid Reference – NT 483 634 Also Known as: Canmore ID 54771 Archaeology & History The concentric ring carving shown here was found on the north side of the large gardens at Leaston House early in … 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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Butt Well, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Healing Well:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7894 9389 Also Known as: Spout Well Getting Here Said by John Allan (1907) to be “at the base of the Brandy Hill, about 210 yards west from the parish church,” to get … Continue reading

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