NS3113 : St Helen's Well

taken 11 years ago, near to Culroy, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

St Helen's Well
St Helen's Well
The lochan contains the old St Helen's Well. In bygone days, its waters were believed to cure ailing children if taken on Mayday. Many Maybole mothers used to walk the 5 mile round trip on Mayday to get a jug of water from St Helen's if they thought that their offsprings weren't thriving as they should. (Source: "Maybole - Carrick's Capital" by James T Gray)
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NS3113, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 11 January, 2007
Category
Lochan   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 312 133 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:23.0801N 4:39.8843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 310 131
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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