Lady Well, Balmerino

Grid reference

NO 376 241 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

337600 724100

Latitude

56.405113626835025

Longitude

-3.0112367289085147

Altitude (metres)

85

County

Fife

Nearby places

St John's Well, Balmerino (0.14 miles)

Bridie's Well, Balmerino (0.26 miles)

St Ayle's Kirk, Balmerino (1.11 miles)

Balmerino, parish (formerly Coultra) (1.11 miles)

Abbey of St Mary and St Edward, Balmerino (1.16 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

No doubt connected to the Marian cult at Balmerino Abbey. In 1845 the local minister speculated of 'the Lady Well' that 'the springs have obviously served, in other days, a more dignified and important end than the practical and economical one to which they are now applied' (NSA ix, 580).

Relationships with other parishes

Within Balmerino, parish (formerly Coultra)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St John's Well, Balmerino

200 m distant