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Latitude: 51.8027 / 51°48'9"N
Longitude: -0.6028 / 0°36'9"W
OS Eastings: 496439
OS Northings: 212480
OS Grid: SP964124
Mapcode National: GBR F4J.Y4S
Mapcode Global: VHFRQ.HYPG
Entry Name: The Wellhouse at Number 5
Listing Date: 14 March 1972
Last Amended: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078053
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355652
Location: Aldbury, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Aldbury
Built-Up Area: Aldbury
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Tring
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
ALDBURY STOCKS ROAD
12/16 The Wellhouse
14.3.72 at No. 5
Wellhouse and communal bakehouse. Mid C19 for Brownlow estate. Oak
timber frame on chamfered red brick base with square stone pads for
posts, fine-jointed white brick infill between posts, and steep red
tiled roof with tiled ridges, hipped at W, and semi-octagonal apse at E
end over open galleried wellhouse. An ornate small single-storey
building isolated to E of Chantry Cottages orientated E-W with very tall
octagonal white brick chimney rising from E end of ridge serving the
bakehouse entered from W end by framed plank door in heavy frame. Small
2-light window in each sidewall, interrupted by the chamfered oak posts
of the building. Turned balusters and moulded handrails between
chamfered posts to open semi-octagonal E end with straight braces to
wallplate. Ornate oak frame over well with moulded crosspiece between
posts with turned knobs. Spindle with winding-drum, rope, and bucket,
turned by S-handle at S end and 4-spoked flywheel with handle at N.
Access gate in S side of balustrade. Formerly a well to Chantry Farm.
(RCHM Typescript: Davis (1980) No. 36).
Listing NGR: SP9643912480
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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