St. Brigid's Well

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St. Brigid's Well

Description of Well Item Type Metadata

1 Name of well and saint

St. Brigid's Well or Baker’s Well

2 Townland, County, GPS

Castleknock, Dublin

3 Physical description of well and its surroundings

The well “is located on the banks of a stream not far from the Knockmaroon Gate in the Phoenix Park. It is known locally as St Brigid’s Well, as there are recent signs of vernation in the offerings. It is approached by three granite steps and the year 1894 is inscribed over the [stone]” (Branignan 2012: 68).

9 Publications

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

10 More

Branigan notes it may be a “Fionn Uisce” well.