St. Augustine's Well Cerne Abbas, England
Said to have been blessed by Saint Augustine himself, this holy well is believed to have healing and fertility properties.
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- 50.810506° N, 2.474614° W
Cerne AbbasPosted November 15, 2006 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford
On our way back home from Weymouth on Sunday, we stopped at Cerne Abbas, a village in the county of Dorset with a population of just over 700. It's delightful. But it's best known for the giant chalk drawing on a hillside just outside of town, known as the Cerne Abbas Giant or "Rude Man." You can probably guess how he…