High Leigh Sunken Well And Donkey Track
- 11 Jun 2000
- High Leigh Sunken Well And Donkey Track, Lord Street, Hoddesdon, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11 8SH
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
5251 HODDESDON LORD STREET (south side) Hoddesdon High Leigh Sunken well and Donkey track TL 30NE 3/3
Mid C19. Sunken circular pen for donkey to draw water from well, approached by serpentine grotto passage. Yellow stock brick and flint. The pen is about 6 metres in diameter and 2 metres deep.
It has a low circular timber roof on later red brick supports.
Tunnel on W side. Grotto entrance on S has walls and arch of imitation rock made of yellow stock brick and cement. Covered well near centre.
Listing NGR: TL3606608965
© Mr A. Gude. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Gude, A.
Rights Holder: Gude, A.
Brick, Cement, Flint, Timber, Georgian Grotto, Victorian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Well, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site