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Edinburgh, Liberton, Our Lady's Well

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Liberton, Our Lady's Well

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 51720

Site Number NT26NE 49

NGR NT 2762 6984

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT26NE 49 2762 6984.

(NT 2762 6984) Our Lady's Well (NAT)

OS 6" map (1855)

The Ordnance Survey Name Book (ONB), describing this well, states that it is sometimes called the Christening Well, and is supposed by many to have been connected with the ancient church of Liberton, which was dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

Name Book 1852


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