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St. Trostans Well, Lower Westerdale

Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Site Name St. Trostans Well, Lower Westerdale

Classification Holy Well (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Tobar Trostan; Balantsionnach Farm

Canmore ID 8348

Site Number ND15SW 13

NGR ND 1217 5249

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Halkirk
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND15SW 13 1217 5249

For St Trostan's Chapel (ND 1269 5236), see ND15SW 17.

(ND 1217 5249) St Trostan's Well is situated a little NW of St Trostan's Chapel.

D Beaton 1909; F Knight 1933.

The well is now housed in a concrete tank, its water being used as the water supply to Balantsionnach farm.

Visited by OS (E G C) 15 April 1962.

(ND 1217 5249) Tobar Trostan (NR)

OS 6" map, (1963)

(ND 1217 5249) Tobar Trostan (NAT)

Well (NAT)

OS 25" map, (1967)

No change to the previous field report.

Visited by OS (J M) 12 November 1981

Well, St Trostan's. The well is situated NW of St Trostan's Chapel and is now housed in a concrete tank used to supply Balantsionnach Farm.

R J Mercer, NMRS MS/828/19, 1995.


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