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Cistern House at Ngr Tl 8460 0732 in Garden of Orchard House (House Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Maldon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7342 / 51°44'3"N

Longitude: 0.6719 / 0°40'18"E

OS Eastings: 584600

OS Northings: 207320

OS Grid: TL846073

Mapcode National: GBR QM4.8P1

Mapcode Global: VHJK5.LNLY

Plus Code: 9F32PMMC+MQ

Entry Name: Cistern House at Ngr Tl 8460 0732 in Garden of Orchard House (House Not Included)

Listing Date: 24 September 1971

Last Amended: 8 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464222

Location: Maldon, Maldon, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Maldon

Built-Up Area: Maldon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Maldon All Saints with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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574-1/6/8 (South East side)
24/09/71 Cistern house at NGR TL 8460 0732 in
garden of Orchard House (house not
(Formerly Listed as:
Well House in garden of Little


Cistern house. 1587 and 1805. Red header-bond brick with Roman
cement-rendered dome. Circular brick structure with narrow
entrance door, enclosing water cistern. Over the door is a
stone lintel with panel inscribed 'REBUILT BY SUBSCRIPTION
1805' in Roman letters.
HISTORY: this is surviving remnant of public water supply
provided by Thomas Cannock in 1587.
The cistern is fed by a spring, to the south, the water then
fed via lead pipe to the pump in Cromwell Hill (qv). The
cistern also has an overflow into an adjacent artificial pond
and via an overflow pipe to the river below.

Listing NGR: TL8460007320

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