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St Oswald's Well, Kirkoswald
St Oswald's Well
site name:-   St Oswald's Church
locality:-   Kirkoswald
civil parish:-   Kirkoswald (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   well
coordinates:-   NY55504088
1Km square:-   NY5540
10Km square:-   NY54

MN photo:-  
At the west end of St Oswald's Church.

BJU30.jpg (taken 26.8.2005)  
BUK96.jpg  Clear trickling water.
(taken 29.4.2011)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 40 10) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   drawing:- Butler 1982-92
source data:-   St Oswald's Well, Kirkoswald drawn by David Butler
courtesy of David Butler
image  click to enlarge
On a plaque above:-  "[To the greater Glory of God / and in honour of / OSWALD / King of Northumbria 634-647 a.d. / Patron of this Church / this tablet was placed over / ST OSWALD'S WELL / 'for with thee is the well of life / and in Thy light shall we see light']"
Psalms 36 9 
item:-  private collection : 377
Image © see bottom of page

BUK97.jpg (taken 29.4.2011)  

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