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Survey of English Place-Names

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Holy Well

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Etymology

, 1857OS , described in 1777 NB 234 as ' a well … which about the year 1656 was discovered to be medicinal ' , v. hālig , wella .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name