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St Conan's Well, Dalmally

Holy Well (Period Unassigned), Coin(S)

Site Name St Conan's Well, Dalmally

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned), Coin(S)

Canmore ID 23654

Site Number NN12NE 6

NGR NN 1714 2732

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Glenorchy And Inishail (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN12NE 6 1714 2732.

(NN 1714 2732) St. Conan's Well (NR).

OS 6" map, Argyll, 2nd ed., (1900)

Listed as a Holy Well.

M Barrett 1914.

The well is known locally as a Holy Well, but has no special properties attributed to it. It consists of a small spring of clear water enclosed by stone walling on three sides with an overflow on the NW.

Visited by OS (G H P) 28 April 1962.

Still as described.

Visited by OS (D W R) 19 March 1973.

No additional information

OSA 1793; RCAHMS 1975, visited April 1968.

St Conan's Well: Spring uncovered and cleared.

H Harold 1981.

Sixteen coins including Charles I turners, Charles II turners, Stirlingshire turner, have been found at St Conon's Well.

Sponsor: Dalmally Historical Association

C Paterson 1991.


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