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Struell Wells

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These wells are close to Saul and, if St Patrick came to Saul, he would surely have come to this ancient place. There is a Drinking Well and an Eye Well and separate baths and bathing houses for men and women. A small Cross Slab is built into the wall of the Drinking Well. The church is 17C and was never finished. The place was enormously popular with pilgrims. Prayers (‘rounds’) were also said on the rocks above.

OS: 21 513 442 marked

See also:

Bathhouses Church and Drinking Well Drinking Well (1) Drinking Well (2) Eye Well and bathhouses Eyewell and bathing houses Eyewell Looking up the site Men's Bathhouse waterflow Mens' changing Room entrance Mens' pool (1) Mens' Pool (2) Site of Prayer Rounds Stream bubbling out of ground The Cross Slab The womens' bath from above The womens' bath waterflow (1) The womens' bath waterflow (2) Womens' Changing Room