St. Brighid’s Well, Baldurgan

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St. Brighid’s Well, Baldurgan

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Brighid’s Well is also known as “Tobar Bhríde” (Branigan 2012:16).

2 Townland, County, GPS

St. Brighid’s Well is located in the Baldurgan townland of County Dublin.

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well appears to be in an open field near a house called the “Baldurgan House” (Branigan 2012:16). Branigan states that “the well is a large rectangular pool which drains into a nearby latrine. There are a number of large cut-stone rocks strewn around the pool which likely formed part of an enclosing structure in the distant past.

9 Publications

Branigan, Gary. Ancient and Holy Wells of Dublin. 2012> Dublin: History Press.

10 More

Branigan suggests that this well is no longer venerated.