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St Mary's Well, Ordiquhill

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name St Mary's Well, Ordiquhill

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Auldtown

Canmore ID 17889

Site Number NJ55NE 3

NGR NJ 5721 5554

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Ordiquhill
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Banffshire

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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