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The well near Catlowdy is a chaleybeate spring, dominated by iron oxides.
placename:- Holy Well
other name:- Catlowdy Holy Well
locality:- Catlowdy
parish Nicholforest parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
well; spring; holy well
coordinates:- NY46367551
10Km square:- NY47

1Km square NY4675

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 7 2)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Holy Well
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s


courtesy of Ed Henderson

observation Holy and traditional or not, this seems to be completely inaccessible.

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