St John's Well, Leswalt

Grid reference

NX 056 610 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

205600 561000

Latitude

54.905734574978

Longitude

-5.032662917792287

County

Wigtownshire

Nearby places

Stranraer, modern parish (0.26 miles)

St John's Chapel, Stranraer (0.28 miles)

St John Street, Stranraer (0.45 miles)

Inchmichael, eccles, Inch (2.85 miles)

Inch, parish (2.85 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

OSA records that this well, within the high water mark 'is flooded every tide by the sea; and in five minutes after the tide retires, it boils up in a copious spring of excellent soft fresh water.'

Relationships with other parishes

Within Leswalt, parish

Adjacent Stranraer, modern parish

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St John's Chapel, Stranraer