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St. Patrick’s Well, Portpatrick, Wigtownshire

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NX 0010 5412 Also Known as: Canmore ID 60610 Archaeology & History This long-lost  holy well was located on the southeast side of the town.  It was highlighted on the first OS-map in 1849, but … 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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St. Patrick’s Well, Carrowreagh, Donegal

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – C 366 198 Folklore To be found between the two outer embankments on the southern side of the legendary Grianan of Aileach, this — one of many St. Patrick’s Wells in Ireland — is … Continue reading

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Grianan of Aileach, Carrowreagh, Donegal

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – C 3665 1975 Also Known as: Grianan Ailighe Grianan of Ailech National Monument 140 Archaeology & History Attributed by Michael Dames (1996) and others before him as the abode of the Dagda and the house … Continue reading

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