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Aberdeen, Skene Street, Skene Row, St John's Well

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberdeen, Skene Street, Skene Row, St John's Well

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 20168

Site Number NJ90NW 46

NGR NJ 93518 06317

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 46 93518 06317.

(NJ 9351 0630) Well (NR) (Site of)

OS 25" map, (1955).

The site of St John's Well, mentioned in 1696, which was named from the fact that it stood on St John's Croft. It was of considerable local repute and a building was erected over it in 1852. In 1885 it was removed to NJ 9351 0631 where virtually nothing was visible in 1952, and in 1955 it was moved to 24 Albyn Place where it takes the form of a U-plan of ashlar with seats (NJ90NW 2594 NJ 92897 05778).

Visited by OS (JLD) 8 September 1952.

Name Book 1866; J Milne 1911; G M Fraser 1911; HBD List nd.


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