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Wellhouse, Well and Wellhead Gear Next West Wall of Bonners

A Grade II Listed Building in Flamstead, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8385 / 51°50'18"N

Longitude: -0.4352 / 0°26'6"W

OS Eastings: 507909

OS Northings: 216706

OS Grid: TL079167

Mapcode National: GBR G5P.QSR

Mapcode Global: VHFRT.D1TW

Entry Name: Wellhouse, Well and Wellhead Gear Next West Wall of Bonners

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157844

Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, LU1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Flamstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Flamstead

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 01 NE
(North side)
2/63 Wellhouse, well, and
- wellhead gear next
W wall of Bonners


Wellhouse, well and wellhead gear. C18. Timber frame shed dark
weatherboarded with pitched red tile roof and W gable end open. Oak and
iron wellhead gear over 200ft deep well partly brick lined. A 2-bays,
single-storey wellhouse shed next W wall of rear wing of Bonners (q.v.).
Gear still useable. Iron crank on square-section iron shaft at E with
large oak flywheel about 6ft diameter with 4 spokes on same spindle set
between oak uprights framed to roof-purlin. 6-toothed iron cog drives a
48 toothed solid wooden wheel with hornbeam teeth fixed to the 4ft wide
wooden winding drum. The rope which draws the bucket is led over on 18in
diameter narrow wooden pulley, over the well, with 4 wooden arms to
guide the rope to the pulley. Smaller diameter wooden brake wheel to W
of flywheel with low brake bar pivotted to the oak uprights. (Branch
Johnson (1970)94).

Listing NGR: TL0790916706

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