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The Queen's Well, Benenden

Description: The Queen's Well

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 July 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 170248

OS Grid Reference: TQ8062433047
OS Grid Coordinates: 580624, 133047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0683, 0.5766

Location: New Pond Road, Benenden, Kent TN17 4DJ

Locality: Benenden
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 4DJ

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Listing Text

1350-0/3/143 (North East side)
The Queen's Well
Well house. Dated 1887, built for Queen Victoria's Golden
Jubilee. Wood on stone base with tiled roof. Square well house
comprixing 4 chamfered corner posts on moulded stone padstones
with elaborately chamfered tension braces to wall plate and
corners of roof. Hipped slate roof with some bands of curved
tiles and wooden finial. Seats on 2 sides. 8 foot high wooden
pump, battered to base, chamfered with run out stops, pump
handle missing at time of survey and lead spout partly
missing. Stone trough with iron drain and shield with name and
date. Inscription: "Honour the King. The Queen's Well, Fear
God. 1837. Jubilee. 1887".

Listing NGR: TQ8082332929

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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