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Dundee, Wellgate

Well(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Dundee, Wellgate

Classification Well(S) (19th Century)

Canmore ID 305685

Site Number NO43SW 1045

NGR NO 404 306

NGR Description NO 404 306 and NO 403 306

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus


Observation (1972)

NO 404306. Demolition work revealed a 19th century domestic draw well of dry stone construction. Diameter 0.80m, depth 9m and depth of water 3.90m. Now filled in.

L Thoms, 1972

Schist slab in six fragments, forming surround to top of a draw-well. Rebate around circular aperture. Excavated in Bain Sq 1972 by City Museum

Stevenson and Torrie, 1988

Excavation (1973)

NO 403306. An area 30m x 30m surrounding the well reported in Discovery and Excavation 1972, p2, was stripped in advance of redeveoplment. The aim of the excavation was to check the area for late medieval occupation. No structure earlier than the early 19th century was recorded. Some 17th century coins and a dozen sherds medieval pottery were recovered.

L M Thoms 1973


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