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Well-House and Well at Staples Cottage (8 Metres to South of Entrance Door)

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8615 / 51°51'41"N

Longitude: -0.1471 / 0°8'49"W

OS Eastings: 527687

OS Northings: 219721

OS Grid: TL276197

Mapcode National: GBR J8J.CLZ

Mapcode Global: VHGP7.DGKV

Entry Name: Well-House and Well at Staples Cottage (8 Metres to South of Entrance Door)

Listing Date: 24 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159578

Location: Aston, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG3

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Datchworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 21 NE ASTON RAFFIN GREEN LANE
(east side)

5/2 Well-house and well at
Staples Cottage
24.11.66 (8m to S of entrance door)

GV II

Well-house and well. C18 well house to older well now capped in
concrete over red brick square curb. Oak timber-framed square
wellhouse open at sides with a steep pyramid roof of old red
tiles. About 3m x 3m on plan. A low-sided building approached
up 5 brick steps from N. Curved braces support eaves from square
corner posts. Roof rises with heavy corner rafters. Well-head
of oak integrated with framework of wellhouse and has a large
wooden hand-wheel with 4 spokes supported on a timber tresstle
with brake lever. Long wooden drum spanning wellhead has an
iron toothed wheel driven by gearing on the trestle, and has
spokes to guide the rope. An unusual survival.


Listing NGR: TL2768719721

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