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Wellhead and Shelter

A Grade II Listed Building in Anstey, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9795 / 51°58'46"N

Longitude: 0.0463 / 0°2'46"E

OS Eastings: 540634

OS Northings: 233203

OS Grid: TL406332

Mapcode National: GBR L9X.SMT

Mapcode Global: VHHL6.RHBW

Plus Code: 9F32X2HW+RG

Entry Name: Wellhead and Shelter

Listing Date: 13 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160236

Location: Anstey, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Anstey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Anstey

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Wellhead and shelter. Early C19. Cast iron wellhead, timber shelter and
octagonal pointed slate roof with finial. A large openwork cast iron
wellhead on an island at crossroads with an octagonal shelter on 8
square oak posts thickened by spurs at the base. Well capped by raised
octagonal concrete slab. Large flywheel on S side with mounting for
handle on one of its four serpentine spokes. Trestle of 3 stages
constructed of 2 parallel castings spaced apart. Small gear on spindle
from flywheel drives large gear mounted on top spindle with a flanged
winding wheel at its centre. Lower spindle bracketed out at N with
square key for unknown purpose. Large cast iron trough on N side. A
picturesque village feature of special social and technological interest.

Listing NGR: TL4063433203

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