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Angel Well, Barnsoul

Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Angel Well, Barnsoul

Classification Well (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 65011

Site Number NX87NE 4

NGR NX 8733 7770

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkpatrick Irongray
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX87NE 4 8733 7770

(NX 8733 7770) Angel Well (NR)

(Site of)

OS 6" map (1957).

See also NX87NE 5.

A well, now closed up, called Angel Well, stood near the chapel (NX87NE 5 q.v.) with which it evidently had some connection.

Name Book 1850

A little below NX87NE 5 is a circle of rounded stones - the basin of a spring. This was the Angel Well whose waters have been diverted for drainage purposes and now have an outlet in an adjoining burn.

E M H M'Kerlie 1916

There is now no trace of this well. (See NX87NE 5) .

Visited by OS (DWR) 19 November 1973.

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