Aireborough Historical Society

Horncliffe Well 1980

Horncliffe Well
Date March 1980
Location Hawksworth


Situated on Hawksworth Moor, this is an ancient healing well, reputedly the water never runs dry. 
It was first mentioned in old records dating back to 1273 and marked the old boundary point where the moors of Hawksworth, Bingley and Burley merge. In the 1990s Yorkshire Water channeled much of the water flow away.

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