MHG2418 - Brethren Well, Lybster
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Type and Period (1)
- HOLY WELL (Early Iron Age to 19th Century - 550 BC? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Proposals by the Caithness ranger service to work with volunteers to clear the well area of reeds. Erect a sign post so the well can be located and erect an enclosure around it for safety - HAW 4/2003
Brethren Well (NAT) OS 6" map, (1959)
A very fine spring well. Name Book 1871.
The cross-stone at Lybster (ND23NW 2) came from the vicinity of the 'Well of the Brethren' about 1840 (info from the clerk of the congregational board). (The dedication to 'the Brethren' often refers to St's Peter and Andrew.)
Information from P R Ritchie, MoPBW to OS 21 April 1964
Name Book (County), Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Book No. 6, 145 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG3390.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2423 3494 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/8642 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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