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Wellhouse at St Margaret's Farm 10 Metres to West of Farmhouse, Great Gaddesden

Description: Wellhouse at St Margaret's Farm 10 Metres to West of Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157904

OS Grid Reference: TL0180111575
OS Grid Coordinates: 501801, 211575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7936, -0.5253

Location: Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP1 3BZ

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP1 3BZ

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(West side)
3/125 Wellhouse at
- St. Margaret's Farm
10m to W of farmhouse


Wellhouse, now a store. Circa 1882 as improvements on Lord Brownlow's
Ashridge Estate (date plaque on new porch to farmhouse). Red brick with
old red tile roofs. A small rectangular single-storey building lying N-S
with an octagonal donkey-wheel house attached near N end of W wall with
3 sides open on piers on S side. Octagonal pointed roof to wheelhouse
and wrought iron vane. 2 doorways on E side of building facing house:
one from wheelhouse on W. A new deep well was sunk to serve the farm but
a mains water system is said to have been installed by the estate before
the well-head machinery was installed. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL0180111575

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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