St Ninian's Well, Arbroath & St Vigeans

Grid reference

NO 658 411 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

365800 741100

Latitude

56.560735600226906

Longitude

-2.5565006601784726

Altitude (metres)

10

County

Angus

Nearby places

St Ninian's Chapel, Arbroath & St Vigeans (0.06 miles)

St Mary's Church, episc. Arbroath & St Vigeans (0.68 miles)

St Thomas's Church, Arbroath & St Vigeans (1 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Arbroath & St Vigeans (1.04 miles)

Lady Bridge, Arbroath & St Vigeans (1.04 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Originally 'a small hollow scooped out of rock ... with a reputation for curing various diseases' (NMRS, q.v. for further details). According to OSA xii, 183 (1794) one of the fairs of nearby Arbroath 'was dedicated to this saint.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Arbroath & St Vigeans, parish

Within St Vigeans, former parish, Arbroath & St Vigeans (formerly)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Ninian's Chapel, Arbroath & St Vigeans