MHG8554 - Holy Well - Fiddler's Well
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Type and Period (1)
- HOLY WELL (Early Medieval to 19th Century - 561 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NH86NW 3 8075 6733.
(NH 8075 6733) Fiddler's Well (NAT) OS 6" map, (1959)
Fiddler's Well is traditionally said to be a healing well. It is named after a man named Fiddler.
NSA (written by H Miller - 1836) 1845; G Mackenzie 1958.
A dry, artificial hole at NH 8075 6733 is presumably Fiddler's Well. It measures 2m by 0.6m by 0.5m deep. There is no sign of stone work and the bottom is choked with rotting vegetation.
Surveyed at 1:10 000. Visited by OS (J B) 16 January 1978.
- --- SHG2466 Text/Publication/Volume: Mackenzie, G. 1958. Cromarty official guide. 13.
- --- SHG2597 Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Ross and Cromarty, 9-10.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8074 6732 (4m by 4m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15237 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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