Legan/Our Lady's Well
Description of Well Item Type Metadata
1 Name of well and saint
Legan holy well, Our Lady
2 Townland, County, GPS
Legan, Co. Longford
3 Physical description of well and its surroundings
A beautifully maintained walk leads to the Legan well at the corner of multiple fields. The well has a rectangular stone impoundment about eight feet in length with a votive-receiving thorn tree beside it. Gravel has been set around the well to accommodate gatherings.
5 Pattern day
Visited all year, but particularly between 15th of August until the birthday of Our Lady 8 September
rosary beads, coins, small religious statues
7 Prayer rounds and stations
Older patron of the well was long ago lost. The number of decades of the rosary said varied between consultants.