Holy Wells: a source of inspiration or just an archaeological distraction?

Roadside well in Lumb Lane, Almondbury

Roadside well in Lumb Lane, Almondbury

As many people will know I’ve been interested in the historic wells and water troughs of West Yorkshire for many years. It does, however, bother me that basic utilitarian wells seem to be disregarded amongst all the chapter about holy wells. Earlier this year I had an article on the subject published in the Archaeological Form Journal and the editor has given me permission to reproduce it on this website.

To download a PDF of the complete text , click on the link below.

Holy Wells – a source of inspiration or just an archaeological distraction

 

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