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Ruthwell well

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Location type: Well
Location address: UK, Scotland, Ruthwell
Number of texts: 1
3 stars
Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos | Reference Wikipedia

A well situated 3 km west of the village of Ruthwell is stained reddish by the high levels of iron salts in the water. This red well is now most noted as the place where Robert Burns hoped to cure his final illness by drinking the iron-rich water.

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Linked themes: Literature, Science, Geology
Linked groups: Medical guide of the world

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