St Ronan's Well, Barvas (Lewis)

Grid reference

NB 520 650 (assumed location)

Six-figure easting & northing

152000 965000

Latitude

58.502762843507256

Longitude

-6.257628441887556

County

Ross-shire

Nearby places

St Moluag's Church, Barvas (Lewis) (0.09 miles)

Ness, former parish, Barvas (Lewis) (0.09 miles)

Teampull Rònaidh, eccles. Barvas (Lewis) (0.22 miles)

Teampull Thòmais, Barvas (Lewis) (1.02 miles)

Teampull Pheadair, Barvas (Lewis) (1.05 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Mackinlay records: 'The patient was made to walk seven times round the ruins [of St Moluag's Church] and was then sprinkled with water from St Ronan's Well hard by', as part of the ritual for the cure of insanity.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Barvas, parish (Lewis)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Moluag's Church, Barvas (Lewis)

Adjacent Teampull Rònaidh, eccles. Barvas (Lewis)