Bolsover Cundy House, Bolsover, Derbyshire

Bolsover Cundy House, Bolsover, Derbyshire
Photograph taken 14 April 2005 © Dr Eric Ritchie. Source Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: 79227

This is a 17th century spring fed conduit (well) house. It was part of the water supply to Bolsover Castle. It was probably built by Sir Charles Cavendish some time before 1617. It is still conected to the well house of the castle. It stands to full height and has been reroofed. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010). Read detailed archaeological description.

Location

Derbyshire Bolsover

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

english heritage water sanitation health welfare