MHG365 - Holy Well - St Columba's Well
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Type and Period (2)
- WELL (Undated)
- HOLY WELL? (Undated)
- None recorded
St Columba's Well (NAT)
OS 6"map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1902)
This well is described in 1920 as being a trickle of spring water coming from an iron spout by the roadside. Though the ONB states it is not considered holy, Donaldson gives this health-giving well an association with St Columba, using it for baptism.
Name Book 1872; M E M Donaldson 1923
St Columba's Well as described by Donaldson. Name and tradition as a healing well still known locally.
Visited by OS (N K B) 8 June 1970
A medicinal well traditionally associated with St Columba is found here. It lies outside the SSSI. This has been a desk assessment area.
J Wordsworth, SSSIs, Scottish Natural Heritage, 1993
|Grid reference||Centred NM 5660 6155 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/22351 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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