The abandoned village is a burned down village founded as Hovel located in southern White Orchard. This village was founded by subjects of a local lord - Claer and Volker - who had enough of living under his reign. On one his drunken rampages, he sent his men to take revenge on them, thus slaughtering them all.
As for Claer - she became a noonwraith known as the "Devil by the Well". Geralt finds her diary in one of the houses, helping him lift the curse. Diving underground its well will lead to a small lake northeast of the village.
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- A few years ago, a group of armed men marched into this settlement. They butchered its inhabitants and burned down their homes. Not a soul has dwelt here since that black and bloody day.