HY2527 : Mans Well, Birsay, Orkney

near to The Barony, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Mans Well, Birsay, Orkney
Mans Well, Birsay, Orkney
This well is supposed to never run dry! This is where the body of St. Magnus was supposed to have been washed after he was murdered to prepare for his funeral at Christchurch, Birsay. The well dates back to at least the year 1116.
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2005
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 April, 2005
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Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2564 2749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.6624N 3:18.0518W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2563 2750
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