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Our Lady’s Well, Straiton, Loanhead, Midlothian

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 2728 6669 Archaeology & History This is another all-but-forgotten holy well once dedicated to the Virgin Mary, close to the south-side of Edinburgh’s outer ring-road.  It would seem to have been one … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well, Liberton, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Holy Well:  OS Grid Reference – NT 2640 7008 Also Known as: Canmore ID 52100 Lady’s Well Archaeology & History In Thomas Whyte’s (1792) lengthy survey of Liberton village, as it was in the 1790s, we come across what seems to be … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Well (2), Liberton, Edinburgh, Midlothian

Holy Well (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NT 2763 6970 Also Known as: Canmore ID 51720 Christening Well Lady Well Archaeology & History Mentioned in passing by John Geddie (1926)—who was skeptical of any ‘holy’ associations here—this was one of two … Continue reading

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