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Diana's Well

Sacred Well

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Nearest Town:Richmond Yorks (16km N)
OS Ref (GB):   SE126854 / Sheet: 99
Latitude:54° 15' 49.84" N
Longitude:   1° 48' 23.53" W

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There is a poem about the well, said to testify to its purity;

"Whoever eats Hammer nuts and drinks Diana's water (watter)
Will never leave Witton while he's a rag or tatter."
Posted by BrigantesNation
16th August 2003ce


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"There is another spring on the fell, called Diana's Well, which Mr Barker thinks may be regarded as a memorial of Roman Paganism" Wellans History and Topography of York and North Yorkshire 1851. Posted by BrigantesNation
16th August 2003ce