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Callendar Park, Wellhead

A Category C Listed Building in Falkirk, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9908 / 55°59'26"N

Longitude: -3.7843 / 3°47'3"W

OS Eastings: 288790

OS Northings: 678970

OS Grid: NS887789

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.VFT5

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.VP38

Entry Name: Callendar Park, Wellhead

Listing Date: 13 June 2007

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 399540

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50897

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Falkirk

County: Falkirk

Town: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Falkirk South

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Dated 1791 on ashlar lintel above square-headed gated entrance. Partially concealed turf covered domed chamber forming wellhead set in grounds of Callendar House. Red brick lined inner chamber.

Statement of Interest

A-Group comprises 'Callendar House' (HB 31236), and the associated 'Glenbrae Lodge and Gates' (HB 31235), 'Callendar House, Small Bridge on South Axis of House' (HB 31237), 'Callendar House Sundial' (HB 31238), 'Stable Court, Including Cobbled Yard' (HB 31239), 'Stable Block Including Dovecot, Cobbled Yard, Implement Shed, Boundary Walls and Gates' (HB 46544), 'Factor's House' (HB 46545), 'Dry Bridge' (HB 31240), 'Mausoleum' (HB 31241), 'Atrium House (Former Gardener's Cottage), Including Gatepiers' (HB 50224), 'Kennels' (HB 50894) and 'Policy Walls' (HB 50896), see separate entries.

The wellhead formed an integral part of the estate and would have contributed to the delivery of fresh water to Callendar House. It is an important piece of engineering constructed at a time when facilities at country houses were increasing greatly in sophistication.

Owned by Forestry Commission Scotland.

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