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Mineral Well Mineral Well (Chalybeate) Alexander Porteous Esqr (Lauriston) 027.07 "The whole of the Springs from Sandstone and Clayey gravel are more or less impregnated with iron. One in particular near the village of Milton is saturated with iron, and had the reputation some years ago of alleviating the symptoms of various complaints" (N.Stat. Act P272) [New Statistical Account]
This Well or Spring is Situated on the road side near to Milton of Mathers and is well known by the people as the Medicine Well It is highly impregnated with Iron and appears to hold a considerable quantity in suspension as the deposit left is quite red. There is a good flow of water.

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Parish of St Cyrus

[Signed] B. Render
Corpl. R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]
24/8/63 [24th August 1863]

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