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Foynesfield, St Ninian's Well

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Foynesfield, St Ninian's Well

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Bognafuaran

Canmore ID 15173

Site Number NH85SE 2

NGR NH 8952 5379

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH85SE 2 8952 5379.

St Ninian's Well, just within the dyke of Bognafuaran at the road leading to the Park, enjoyed great celebrity. (There was a chapel to St Ninian at Foynesfield, near by - NH85SE 6).

G Bain 1893.

St Ninian's Well, situated at NH 8952 5379, is now surmounted by a disused hand water-pump.

Revised at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (N K B) 16 November 1965.

(NH 895 253 78) Well (NAT)

OS 25" map, Nairnshire, (c. 1900)

St Ninian's Well [NT]

(covered) [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1980.


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