St Inan's Well, Beith

Grid reference

NS 371 554 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

237100 655400

Latitude

55.76449243194146

Longitude

-4.596736276772548

Altitude (metres)

165

County

Ayrshire

Nearby places

St Inan's Chair, Beith (0.06 miles)

St Bridget's Chapel, Beith (1.43 miles)

St Bridget's Well, Beith (1.43 miles)

Beith, parish (1.7 miles)

Lochwinnoch, parish (2.5 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Mackinlay 1893, 79 cites Robert Love: 'At the base of the hill, and distant from [St Inan's Chair] some hundred yards, is a well called St Inan's Well, a double spring which issues from the rock at two points close by each other, and which is almost unapproachable in respect of its abundance and purity.' See also St Inan's Chair, Beith. The saint is said to hvae given his name to the local fair, Tinnan's Day.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Beith, parish

Within Beith, parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Inan's Chair, Beith

68 metres