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Physic Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Underhill, Barnet

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.648 / 51°38'52"N

Longitude: -0.2191 / 0°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 523314

OS Northings: 195860

OS Grid: TQ233958

Mapcode National: GBR B4.X04

Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.5V10

Plus Code: 9C3XJQXJ+69

Entry Name: Physic Well

Listing Date: 7 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 199143

Location: Barnet, London, EN5

County: Barnet

Electoral Ward/Division: Underhill

Built-Up Area: Barnet

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chipping Barnet

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

1.
5004 WELL APPROACH, BARNET
Physic Well
TQ 29 NW 2/8

II


2.
Timber framed, cruciform cover to well. (Circa 1937) C20. Herringbone brick and
plaster panels. Spring discovered circa 1650. Beneath the well house is the original
C17 barrel vaulted brick well chamber with brick floor and 2 shallow pools and
associated pipework.
Visited by Samuel Pepys on at least 2 occasions (1664 and 1667).
A fasionable rendez vous for Londoners for the medicinal qualities of the mineral
waters.


Listing NGR: TQ2331495860

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