History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Cistern House at Ngr Tl 8460 0732 in Garden of Orchard House (House Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Maldon, Essex

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 51.7342 / 51°44'3"N

Longitude: 0.6719 / 0°40'18"E

OS Eastings: 584600

OS Northings: 207320

OS Grid: TL846073

Mapcode National: GBR QM4.8P1

Mapcode Global: VHJK5.LNLY

Entry Name: Cistern House at Ngr Tl 8460 0732 in Garden of Orchard House (House Not Included)

Listing Date: 24 September 1971

Last Amended: 8 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464222

Location: Maldon, Maldon, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Maldon

Built-Up Area: Maldon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Maldon All Saints with St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Find accommodation in

Listing Text


574-1/6/8 (South East side)
24/09/71 Cistern house at NGR TL 8460 0732 in
garden of Orchard House (house not
(Formerly Listed as:
Well House in garden of Little


Cistern house. 1587 and 1805. Red header-bond brick with Roman
cement-rendered dome. Circular brick structure with narrow
entrance door, enclosing water cistern. Over the door is a
stone lintel with panel inscribed 'REBUILT BY SUBSCRIPTION
1805' in Roman letters.
HISTORY: this is surviving remnant of public water supply
provided by Thomas Cannock in 1587.
The cistern is fed by a spring, to the south, the water then
fed via lead pipe to the pump in Cromwell Hill (qv). The
cistern also has an overflow into an adjacent artificial pond
and via an overflow pipe to the river below.

Listing NGR: TL8460007320

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.