St Conall's Well, Kirkconnel KCL

Grid reference

NS 720 150 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

272000 615000

Latitude

55.41216324777702

Longitude

-4.022105967378127

Altitude (metres)

240

County

Dumfriesshire

Nearby places

Kirkconnel, parish KCL (0.19 miles)

St Connel's Church, eccles, Kirkconnel KCL (0.19 miles)

St Connell's Grave, Kirkconnel KCL (1.11 miles)

Kirkconnel, settlement, Kirkconnel KCL (1.75 miles)

Kirkconnel Parish Church, (modern) KCL (1.75 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

Geog. Coll. iii, 197 records (1665 x 1733): 'Sanctus Congallus, who lived in a Cell by the vestiges of its foundation yet perceptible, hard by the fountain he did usually drink of called Fons Convalli or St. Conall's Well, at the foot of an Hill where Kirkconall Church is situate'.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Kirkconnel, parish KCL

Within Kirkconnel, parish KCL

Relationships with other places

Adjacent St Connel's Church, eccles, Kirkconnel KCL