MHG8248 - Bishop's Well


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Type and Period (2)

  • WELL (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) HOLY WELL? (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH65NE 1 6622 5680.

(NH 6622 5680) Bishop's Well (NR) OS 6" map, (1959)

This is a spring well whose waters it is said 'were very frequently partaken of by Bishops residing at the village of Fortrose'.
Name Book 1871.

Bishop's Well is a natural spring emptying into a square basin cut into the turf as part of a modern water system. The name is known locally as "Bishop's Well".
Visited by OS (N K B) 21 March 1966.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6622 5679 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH65NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish AVOCH

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