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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 157844

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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