St Patrick's Well, Portpatrick

Grid reference

NX 001 541 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

200100 554100

Latitude

54.84164329416801

Longitude

-5.113543357306602

County

Wigtownshire

Nearby places

Chapel Patrick, Portpatrick (0.14 miles)

Portpatrick, modern parish (0.14 miles)

Port Patrick, port, Portpatrick (0.19 miles)

Killantringan, ~eccles., Portpatrick (1.36 miles)

Craig Anthony, Portpatrick (1.65 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NMRS records a local tradition that the impressions of the knees and left hand of St Patrick were visible on the rock beside the well. The well is no longer visible, that water having been piped away (1916).

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Relationships with other parishes

Adjacent Inch, parish (formerly)

Within Portpatrick, modern parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Chapel Patrick, Portpatrick