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Latitude: 50.9244 / 50°55'27"N
Longitude: -1.0853 / 1°5'7"W
OS Eastings: 464385
OS Northings: 114282
OS Grid: SU643142
Mapcode National: GBR BBK.VVW
Mapcode Global: FRA 86MN.M09
Plus Code: 9C2WWWF7+QV
Entry Name: Well House 2 Metres North of Bury Lodge
Listing Date: 24 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1166464
English Heritage Legacy ID: 146434
Location: Hambledon, Winchester, Hampshire, PO7
Civil Parish: Hambledon
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Hambledon St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SU 61 SW HAMBLEDON
10/24 Well House 2 metres north
of Bury Lodge
Wellhead, and apparatus for raising (barrels of) water. Early C19. A square
brick pavilion with arched openings in the centre of each side (the south-west
corner being chamfered). In the centre of the brick floor is a boarded hatch.
Within the structure there is timber framework which supports the mechanism,
comprising a high-level axle (with rope) connected to a wheel with dowel cogs set
between wide flanges. In line with this wheel, and connected to a separate frame-
work, is a smaller 'cogged' wheel linked by an axle to a lightly-framed large
wheel having fixed near its rim a wrought-iron handle, and controlled by a long
brake lever. At the other side there is a lead-lined trough with an indented side
(to accommodate the tipped water barrel), the trough slopes and narrows, to pass
through a hole in the east wall. The alignment of the 'cogged' wheels suggest
that an intermediate gear wheel is missing, or that there was some form of belt
drive between them.
Listing NGR: SU6538416689
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