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Physic Well, Barnet

Description: Physic Well

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 199143

OS Grid Reference: TQ2331495860
OS Grid Coordinates: 523314, 195860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6480, -0.2191

Location: Well Approach, Barnet, Greater London EN5 3AJ

Locality: Barnet
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EN5 3AJ

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Listing Text


Physic Well
TQ 29 NW 2/8


Timber framed, cruciform cover to well. (Circa 1937) C20. Herringbone brick and
plaster panels. Spring discovered circa 1650. Beneath the well house is the original
C17 barrel vaulted brick well chamber with brick floor and 2 shallow pools and
associated pipework.
Visited by Samuel Pepys on at least 2 occasions (1664 and 1667).
A fasionable rendez vous for Londoners for the medicinal qualities of the mineral

Listing NGR: TQ2331495860

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Source: English Heritage

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