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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 399540
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50897
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Falkirk South
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
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.
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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