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High Leigh Sunken Well and Donkey Track

A Grade II Listed Building in Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7602 / 51°45'36"N

Longitude: -0.0273 / 0°1'38"W

OS Eastings: 536244

OS Northings: 208671

OS Grid: TL362086

Mapcode National: GBR KC5.RWJ

Mapcode Global: VHGPW.G0YZ

Entry Name: High Leigh Sunken Well and Donkey Track

Listing Date: 8 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157491

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN11

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hoddesdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side)
High Leigh
Sunken well and
Donkey track
TL 30NE 3/3


Mid C19. Sunken circular pen for donkey to draw water from well,
approached by serpentine grotto passage. Yellow stock brick and
flint. The pen is about 6 metres in diameter and 2 metres deep.
It has a low circular timber roof on later red brick supports.
Tunnel on W side. Grotto entrance on S has walls and arch of
imitation rock made of yellow stock brick and cement. Covered
well near centre.

Listing NGR: TL3624408671

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