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Power House About 50 Metres South of the Fisheries Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6669 / 51°40'0"N

Longitude: -0.4987 / 0°29'55"W

OS Eastings: 503927

OS Northings: 197523

OS Grid: TQ039975

Mapcode National: GBR 01.QYQ

Mapcode Global: VHFSK.9CQH

Entry Name: Power House About 50 Metres South of the Fisheries Cottage

Listing Date: 3 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158756

Location: Chorleywood, Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

Civil Parish: Chorleywood

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chorleywood Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(Northwest side)

5/113 Power House about 50m S
of The Fisheries Cottage


Power house on River Chess, now used as stabling. c.1880. Stock brick.
Pyramidal slate roof. Square on plan. Entrance to NE with a cambered
head and a 16 pane iron glazing bar window. Blocked entrance to NW and a
window with a cambered head. Boxed eaves. Louvred cap to roof. Interior:
main cast-iron wheel of 10 foot diameter and 2 foot width with 36 paddle
blades drives a 3 cylinder pump over a well. Weatherboarded lean-to
outshuts of no special interest. (W. Branch Johnson, Industrial
Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970).

Listing NGR: TQ0392797523

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