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Innerleithen, Well's Brae, St Ronan's Well

Well (19th Century)

Site Name Innerleithen, Well's Brae, St Ronan's Well

Classification Well (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Pump Room

Canmore ID 53169

Site Number NT33NW 48

NGR NT 32872 37209

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Innerleithen
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT33NW 48 32872 37209

St Ronan's Wells (NAT)

OS 6" map (1964)

Originally published as 'Inverleithen Well' (Mineral)

Name Book 1856

This mineral spring was formerly called the 'Dow-well', its water is now recognised as curative and it is resorted to by many visitors. Had it been known in ancient times as a medicinal water, without doubt the clergy would have taken advantage of that fact and dedicated it to some saint.

NSA 1845

St Ronan's Well at Innerleithen is not noted by Walker in his list of holy wells in Scotland.

J R Walker 1883

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Sbc Note (15 April 2016)

Visibility: Standing structure or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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