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Airth, Lady Well

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Airth, Lady Well

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 46862

Site Number NS88NE 6

NGR NS 8981 8650

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Falkirk
  • Parish Airth
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Falkirk
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS88NE 6 8981 8650.

(NS 8981 8650) Lady Well (NR) (site of)

OS 6" map (1967)

There are no structural remains on the site of the Lady Well. It is supposed to have obtained its name from the holy water, in the time of Popery, being taken from it to supply the abbacy, or Catholic chapel, then at Airth (NS98NW 12). The water was still used medicinally at the end of the 18th century (OSA 1742).

RCAHMS 1963, visited 1954

No remains of the well were found, and no information was obtained during field investigation.

Visited by OS (MH) 16 July 1953

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