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Well House Attached to South East Corner of Highlands Farmhouse, Leatherhead

Description: Well House Attached to South East Corner of Highlands Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 290536

OS Grid Reference: TQ1851655907
OS Grid Coordinates: 518516, 155907
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2900, -0.3018

Location: Headley Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 8QE

Locality: Leatherhead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT22 8QE

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Listing Text

TQ/15/NE (north side)

23.11.73 Well-house attached to south-east
corner of Highlands Farmhouse


Well-house, now store. c.1800, slightly altered. Timber frame on a brick plinth,
with weatherboard cladding (part tarred and part painted white), and red tile
roof. It has a tall rectangular wing (housing the well) projected from a lower
octagonal horse-gin winding house; this has opposed doorways in the sides next to
the wing, a very small window in each of the adjoining sides, and an octagonal
pyramidal roof; the wing has a tall 4-pane fixed window in the side, a 6-pane
fixed window in the west end, and the roof hipped at this end. Interior: the
winding house has an arch-braced queen-post roof truss with an iron bracket
attached to the centre of the tie-beam (for the former winding shaft), and
radiating raked struts to the rafters; and a wooden partition to the wing with 3
doorways (but the well is now concealed).

Listing NGR: TQ1851655907

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Source: English Heritage

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