Keys to the Past

Marmion's Well (Branxton)

The well was reconstructed in the 19th century for Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford. It is inscribed with a quotation from Sir Walter Scott's 'Marmion' which is set at the time of the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513. The original well was used as a setting for Marmion and is sometimes known as Sybil's Well. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N766
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Registered Battlefield

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Source of Reference
Local History of Branxton


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