Lady's Well

Dublin Core


Lady's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

Lady’s Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Stephenstown, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well “is located on lands belonging to Hillcrest House…opposite of the road to this house in the far north-west corner of a field…the well is a clear spring, roughly enclosed by unworked stones, at the base of a very large tree, which previously served as a rag tree. Nearby are the very ruinous remains of an old tower house and the site of a chapel” (Branigan 2012: 54).

4 Cure

Cures disorders of the eyes, toothache, and headache.

9 Publications

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