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|Description ||Grid Ref: SW925606
Location: Ruthvoes, Near Indian Queens, Cornwall.
This well is dedicated to the Celtic Saint: St Columba, where St Columb gets its name.
According to the legend she was chased upstream by a heathen tyrant who wished her to marry his son. She was martyred at Ruthvoes (which means 'red wall') and where her blood was spilt, a holy well issued.
This site was restored by the Old Cornwall Society in 1984.|
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