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Chestnut House and Attached Well House

A Grade II Listed Building in Owslebury, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0073 / 51°0'26"N

Longitude: -1.2689 / 1°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 451387

OS Northings: 123356

OS Grid: SU513233

Mapcode National: GBR 86P.Q12

Mapcode Global: FRA 867G.1H0

Plus Code: 9C3W2P4J+WC

Entry Name: Chestnut House and Attached Well House

Listing Date: 19 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095923

English Heritage Legacy ID: 145495

Location: Owslebury, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Owslebury

Built-Up Area: Owslebury

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Owslebury St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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8/23 Chestnut House,
and attached Well-house


House, with donkey wheel. C17 refronted C18. Timber-frame encased in brick, with
some chalk blocks, old plain tile roof. 2 storey, 3 bay with narrow stack bay,
and projecting one storey well house to front of right bay. 2nd bay from right is
narrow stack bay with wide C18 top lit door, and C20 gabled hood. Each side C20
wide 3 and 4-light casements with brick arches of older windows above 1st floor
string. Above door single light. Each side C19 3-light casements, that to left
with segmental head. Roof half-hipped with large ridge stack above door. Well
house has camber headed single and small double doors, steep pitched gabled roof,
with string course on gable. Inside house left room has ovolo moulded beam and
joists. Well house contains C17 donkey wheel 4m in diameter with well beneath
other end of shaft over 100m deep. 'Guide to Industrial Archaeology in Hampshire'
Southampton University Industrial Archaeology Group; 1975.

Listing NGR: SU5143323309

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