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Description: High Leigh Sunken Well and Donkey Track
Date Listed: 8 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 157491
OS Grid Reference: TL3606608965
OS Grid Coordinates: 536066, 208965
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7628, -0.0297
Sunken well and
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
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Source: English Heritage
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