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Wellhead and Shelter, Anstey

Description: Wellhead and Shelter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160236

OS Grid Reference: TL4063433203
OS Grid Coordinates: 540634, 233203
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9795, 0.0463

Location: 5 Moatside, Anstey, Hertfordshire SG9 0BP

Locality: Anstey
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0BP

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Listing Text

(West side)

6/15 Wellhead and Shelter


Wellhead and shelter. Early C19. Cast iron wellhead, timber shelter and
octagonal pointed slate roof with finial. A large openwork cast iron
wellhead on an island at crossroads with an octagonal shelter on 8
square oak posts thickened by spurs at the base. Well capped by raised
octagonal concrete slab. Large flywheel on S side with mounting for
handle on one of its four serpentine spokes. Trestle of 3 stages
constructed of 2 parallel castings spaced apart. Small gear on spindle
from flywheel drives large gear mounted on top spindle with a flanged
winding wheel at its centre. Lower spindle bracketed out at N with
square key for unknown purpose. Large cast iron trough on N side. A
picturesque village feature of special social and technological interest.

Listing NGR: TL4063433203

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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