List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST FRANCIS'S WELL (Covered) St. Francis Well

St. Frances' Well
St.Francis Well
Mr. J. Scott Town Archt. [Architect]
Mr. Kettles manager of "Houff" Constn. [Constitution] Road
Mr. J. Jack Surveyor & Assessor
Crawford's Plan of Dundee 1776
Sketch of Hospital property in Dundee
054 [Situation] Near the NW [North West] corner of the Public Seminary
This name is applied to a spot at which a spring of water formerly issued, near the North West Corner of the public Seminaries, under the North Wall surrounding which, is situated the well in which the water is now collected & a public pump is placed on the edge of the Causeway about 8 or 10 feet from the Wall.
From this Spring the ancient Franciscan Monastery on the South side of the Houff or Old burying ground was formerly supplied with water which was conveyed thither from its source by leaden pipes and from this circumstance the spring probably derived its name. The leaden pipes crossing the Houff are still frequently laid bare in digging
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