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Lochcallater Lodge

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lochcallater Lodge

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) The Priest's Well

Canmore ID 29719

Site Number NO18SE 1

NGR NO 1795 8437

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO18SE 1 1795 8437.

The Priest's Well, chalybeate spring, which in former times was accounted holy, exists at the lower end of Callater Loch (NO 1784).

A I McConnachie 1898

There is a strong chalybeate spring at NO 1795 8437. There is no local knowledge of the name Priest's Well but it was called Fuaran Tackart (Priest's Well) in 1807 (Information from Estate map held at Invercauld House).

Visited by OS (N K B) 25 October 1967.


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