WELLHOUSE, WELL AND WELLHEAD GEAR NEXT WEST WALL OF BONNERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101252
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
WELLHOUSE, WELL AND WELLHEAD GEAR NEXT WEST WALL OF BONNERS, WINDMILL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WELLHOUSE, WELL AND WELLHEAD GEAR NEXT WEST WALL OF BONNERS, WINDMILL ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Dacorum (District Authority)
Parish:
Flamstead
National Grid Reference:
TL 07909 16706

Details

FLAMSTEAD WINDMILL ROAD TL 01 NE (North side) 2/63 Wellhouse, well, and - wellhead gear next W wall of Bonners

GV II

Wellhouse, well and wellhead gear. C18. Timber frame shed dark weatherboarded with pitched red tile roof and W gable end open. Oak and iron wellhead gear over 200ft deep well partly brick lined. A 2-bays, single-storey wellhouse shed next W wall of rear wing of Bonners (q.v.). Gear still useable. Iron crank on square-section iron shaft at E with large oak flywheel about 6ft diameter with 4 spokes on same spindle set between oak uprights framed to roof-purlin. 6-toothed iron cog drives a 48 toothed solid wooden wheel with hornbeam teeth fixed to the 4ft wide wooden winding drum. The rope which draws the bucket is led over on 18in diameter narrow wooden pulley, over the well, with 4 wooden arms to guide the rope to the pulley. Smaller diameter wooden brake wheel to W of flywheel with low brake bar pivotted to the oak uprights. (Branch Johnson (1970)94).

Listing NGR: TL0790916706

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157844
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Branch Johnson, W , The Industrial Archaeology of Hertfordshire, (1970), 94

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Feb 2005
Reference: IOE01/13832/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr A. Gude. Source Historic England Archive
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