Bishop's Well, Ashkirk

Grid reference

NT 467 219 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

346700 621900

Latitude

55.487978253438264

Longitude

-2.8435824584935516

Altitude (metres)

175

County

Selkirkshire

Nearby places

Ashkirk, eccl. (0.06 miles)

Ashkirk, parish (0.06 miles)

St Ninian's Well, Ashkirk (0.25 miles)

Catherine's Plantation, Ashkirk (1.01 miles)

Ladywood Edge, Selkirk (2.64 miles)

Object Classification

Water

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

This lies near medieval parish church of Ashkirk, which belonged throughout middle ages to bishops of Glasgow. The name may be linked. Note other wells nearby (e.g. Ninian's Well) and the settlement of Woll, which may be < Sc. for "well".

Relationships with other parishes

Within Ashkirk, parish