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Wallace's Well, Elcho

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Wallace's Well, Elcho

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Elcho Castle

Canmore ID 28196

Site Number NO12SE 10

NGR NO 1646 2102

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Rhynd
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SE 10 1646 2102

(NO 1646 2102) Wallace's Well (NR)

OS 6" map, Perthshire, 2nd ed., (1902)

'A small spring well near Elcho Castle receiving its name from the water of it being Sir William Wallace's favourite drink while residing at Elcho Castle.'

Name Book 1860.

The well appears to be a natural spring in a patch of wet ground.

Visited by OS (R D L) 11 June 1964.

This site was not visited during the course of revision survey.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 10 December 1996.

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