St William's Well, Melrose

Grid reference

NT 548 339 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

354800 633900

Latitude

55.59662286872799

Longitude

-2.717356099147305

County

Roxburghshire

Nearby places

St Mary's Abbey, Melrose (0.12 miles)

Melrose, parish (0.19 miles)

St Dunstan's, settlement Melrose (0.2 miles)

St Cuthberts, settlement Melrose (0.22 miles)

St Dunstan's Well, Melrose (0.31 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Notes

OS Name Book states that 'this name was originally collected as "William's Well" and later amended' (cited by NMRS). For this reason, and perhaps for others, we may doubt whether the well-name originally commemorates a saint at all. For further details see NMRS.

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Melrose, parish

Within Melrose, parish