List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ROOD WELL OF GREENSIDE Rood Well of Greenside
Rood Well of Greenside
Mr Alexander Hay
Mr Morrison
[Situation] E. [East] Side of Greenside End &, north end of Greenside Row
A Pump at the north end of Greenside Row, formerly Rood Well of Greenside, and belonging to the Carmelite Friars in that locality. during the sixteenth century, at a latter period, previous to the City of Edinburgh been supplied by water from Crawley, this was a favourite well, but latter a pump was placed in it, and it is now confined more for the use of a few families in the immediate neighbourhood,

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Parish of The City of Edinburgh

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