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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 667778

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NJ55NE 3 5721 5554.

(NJ 5721 5554) St Mary's Well (NR) (Covered)

OS 6" map, Banffshire, 1st ed., (1867)

A copious spring, said to have been a holy well, and resorted to by the sick.

Name Book 1866.

This covered well is surrounded by a stone wall and is well-preserved. The name, 'St Mary's Well' was confirmed by the farmer at nearby Auldtown. Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (JTT) 17 September 1964.

No change.

Visited by OS (RL) 16 January 1968.

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