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Latitude: 55.6502 / 55°39'0"N
Longitude: -4.1308 / 4°7'50"W
OS Eastings: 266013
OS Northings: 641683
OS Grid: NS660416
Mapcode National: GBR 3X.K42M
Mapcode Global: WH4RF.J75V
Entry Name: Trumpeter's Well at Hillhead Farm
Listing Date: 27 September 1985
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331843
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1322
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Lanarkshire
Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Existing conical-roofed circular well-head probably built early in 19th century, at well pointed out as the site where some of Claverhouses men, one a trumpeter, were killed by pursuing Covenanters, following the battle of Drumclog (1679). Well-head is rubble-built with ashlar doorway, slate roof; well is stone-lined.