WELLHOUSE AND ADJOINING ROOT ARBOUR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067907

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: WELLHOUSE AND ADJOINING ROOT ARBOUR

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Location

Statutory Address: WELLHOUSE AND ADJOINING ROOT ARBOUR

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Dunham Massey

National Grid Reference: SJ 73558 87552

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 78 NW DUNHAM MASSEY DUNHAM PARK

6/98 Wellhouse and adjoining root - arbour

G.V. II

Wellhouse, c.1720. Root arbour perhaps mid C18 or later. Flemish bond brickwork with stone dressings and stone slate roof. 2- storeys with cisterns on the upper floor and a well on the ground floor. 3 entrances on ground floor, one with segmental brick arched head and one (now blocked) with heavy stone surround and segmental head. Circular headed windows to each gable with stone surround. The interior is largely intact with manually operated twin wooden-cased suction pumps used for the domestic water supply to Dunham Hall (q.v.) until c.1860. The adjoining root arbour was formerly attached to the orangery (q.v.), is 5-sided and has arched openings in each side supported on tree trunks.

Listing NGR: SJ7355887552

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212857

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 18 Greater Manchester,

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