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Macbeth's Well

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Macbeth's Well

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 17502

Site Number NJ50SE 6

NGR NJ 5795 0390

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Lumphanan
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ50SE 6 5795 0390

(NJ 5795 0390) Macbeth's Well (NR)

OS 6" map, (1959).

See also NJ50SW 7.

A perennial spring, traditionally the place where Macbeth had his last drink.

OS Name Book 1867.

Macbeth's Well, a clear, stone-lined well built into the bank at the side of the road and lintelled over. Name and tradition still known. One of two wells of this name in the district. (See also NJ50SW 7).

Visited by OS (NKB), 25 October 1968.


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