St Conan's Well, Dalmally

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Site Type HOLY WELL, COIN(S)
Canmore ID 23654
Site Number NN12NE 6
NGR NN 1714 2732
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish GLENORCHY AND INISHAIL (ARGYLL AND BUTE)
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NN12NE 6 1714 2732.

(NN 1714 2732) St. Conan's Well (NR).
OS 6" map, Argyll, 2nd ed., (1900)

Listed as a Holy Well.
M Barrett 1914.

The well is known locally as a Holy Well, but has no special properties attributed to it. It consists of a small spring of clear water enclosed by stone walling on three sides with an overflow on the NW.
Visited by OS (G H P) 28 April 1962.

Still as described.
Visited by OS (D W R) 19 March 1973.

No additional information
OSA 1793; RCAHMS 1975, visited April 1968.

St Conan's Well: Spring uncovered and cleared.
H Harold 1981.

Sixteen coins including Charles I turners, Charles II turners, Stirlingshire turner, have been found at St Conon's Well.
Sponsor: Dalmally Historical Association
C Paterson 1991.

 
Books and References

Barrett, M (1914) Footprints of the ancient Scottish church,
Page(s): 201

Harold, H (1981a) 'St Conan's Well (Glenorchy and Inishail p) spring', Discovery Excav Scot
Page(s): 28

Morris and Morris, R and F (1982) Scottish healing wells: healing, holy, wishing and fairy wells of the mainland of Scotland, Sandy
Page(s): 55 Held at RCAHMS G.2.4.MOR

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