The Ebbing and Flowing Well

The Ebbing and Flowing Well, Giggleswick, near Settle, Yorkshire The Ebbing and Flowing Well, Giggleswick, near Settle, Yorkshire

Situated at the side of the road which runs beneath Giggleswick Scar near Giggleswick is the Ebbing and Flowing Well - so called because the waters are reputed to occassionally (and mysteriously) "ebb and flow".

The cause of the ebbing and flowing (which seems to be an increasingly rare phenomenon) is unknown, and various theories have been put forward. It is most likely, however, that an underground syphon is the most likely explanation.

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