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Houston, St Peter's Well

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Houston, St Peter's Well

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Greenhill

Canmore ID 43125

Site Number NS46NW 7

NGR NS 40763 67502

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Houston
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS46NW 7 40763 67502

(NS 4076 6750) St Peter's Well (NR)

OS 6" map (1970)

St Peter's Well is situated in a field on Greenhill farm. It is covered by a small freestone building, about 5 1/2 ft long by 4 1/2 ft wide, one of the few of its kind in Scotland.

J R Walker 1883; Statistical Account (OSA) 1795; Third Statistical Account (TSA) 1962

This well is still open, covered by its building.

Visited by OS (EGC) 7 July 1964


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