List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST BALDRED'S WELL St Baldred's Well
St Baldred's Well
St Baldrid's Well
St Baldred's Well
Rev. [Reverend] Mr Porteous Ph [Parish] Minister
Mr Muir E [East] Linton
Old Stat Acct (Statistical Account)
Chalmers Caledonia
006 [Situation] Adjoining the Parish Church.
A neatly Constructed Spring Well of good water. Situated close by the Parish Church it is built round the margins with Stones And is partially Covered on the top with a Large flag of Red Sandstone.
ST BALDRED'S WHIRL St Baldred's Whirl
St Baldred's Whirl
St Baldred's Whirl
St Baldrid's Whill
Rev. [Reverend] Mr Porteous Ph [Parish] Minister
Mr Muir E [East] Linton
Chalmers Caledonia
Old Stat. Acct. (Statistical Account)
006 [Situation] Adjoining the Parsh Church.
A wide and deep pool Situated at the bend in the River Tyne. And close by St Baldred's Well from which its name is derived

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"Some places adjoining the church Still bear the name
of the ancient tutilar Saint as Baldrid's Well and Baldrid's Whill
a pool or eddy in the river." Old Stat Acct. [Statistical Account] vol. II page 86

"In the vicinity of the very ancient church is a Spring of the purist Water which is Called
St. Baldred's Well and a pool or eddy in the Tyne that is Known as St Baldred's Whirl"
Chalmers Caled. [Caledonia] vol 2 p. 541

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