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Edinburgh, Holyrood Park, St Vining's Well

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Holyrood Park, St Vining's Well

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Queen's Park

Canmore ID 52144

Site Number NT27SE 139

NGR NT 2651 7368

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

NT27SE 139 2651 7368.

Holy Well, Holyrood: A sanative fountain sprang up at Holyrood on the intercession of St Vining, and remained in repute in the beginning of the 16th century.

R C Hope 1893.

The only wells in this area are St Margarets Well (NT27SE 15) and David's Well (Site of) (NT27SE 48).

Visited by OS (S F S) 2 December 1975.


NMRS, MS/726/96 (51, no. 34).


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