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Latitude: 51.8385 / 51°50'18"N
Longitude: -0.4352 / 0°26'6"W
OS Eastings: 507909
OS Northings: 216706
OS Grid: TL079167
Mapcode National: GBR G5P.QSR
Mapcode Global: VHFRT.D1TW
Entry Name: Wellhouse, Well and Wellhead Gear Next West Wall of Bonners
Listing Date: 19 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101252
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157844
Location: Flamstead, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, LU1
Civil Parish: Flamstead
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Flamstead
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
FLAMSTEAD WINDMILL ROAD
TL 01 NE
2/63 Wellhouse, well, and
- wellhead gear next
W wall of Bonners
Wellhouse, well and wellhead gear. C18. Timber frame shed dark
weatherboarded with pitched red tile roof and W gable end open. Oak and
iron wellhead gear over 200ft deep well partly brick lined. A 2-bays,
single-storey wellhouse shed next W wall of rear wing of Bonners (q.v.).
Gear still useable. Iron crank on square-section iron shaft at E with
large oak flywheel about 6ft diameter with 4 spokes on same spindle set
between oak uprights framed to roof-purlin. 6-toothed iron cog drives a
48 toothed solid wooden wheel with hornbeam teeth fixed to the 4ft wide
wooden winding drum. The rope which draws the bucket is led over on 18in
diameter narrow wooden pulley, over the well, with 4 wooden arms to
guide the rope to the pulley. Smaller diameter wooden brake wheel to W
of flywheel with low brake bar pivotted to the oak uprights. (Branch
Listing NGR: TL0790916706
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