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© Mr Keith Hurst

IoE Number: 355652
Location: THE WELLHOUSE AT NUMBER 5, STOCKS ROAD (west side)
  ALDBURY, DACORUM, HERTFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Keith Hurst
Date Photographed: 22 April 2007
Date listed: 14 March 1972
Date of last amendment: 29 May 1986
Grade II

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ALDBURYSTOCKS ROADSP 9612(West side)12/16The Wellhouse14.3.72at No. 5

ALDBURY STOCKS ROAD SP 9612 (West side) 12/16 The Wellhouse 14.3.72 at No. 5 GV II Wellhouse and communal bakehouse. Mid C19 for Brownlow estate. Oak timber frame on chamfered red brick base with square stone pads for posts, fine-jointed white brick infill between posts, and steep red tiled roof with tiled ridges, hipped at W, and semi-octagonal apse at E end over open galleried wellhouse. An ornate small single-storey building isolated to E of Chantry Cottages orientated E-W with very tall octagonal white brick chimney rising from E end of ridge serving the bakehouse entered from W end by framed plank door in heavy frame. Small 2-light window in each sidewall, interrupted by the chamfered oak posts of the building. Turned balusters and moulded handrails between chamfered posts to open semi-octagonal E end with straight braces to wallplate. Ornate oak frame over well with moulded crosspiece between posts with turned knobs. Spindle with winding-drum, rope, and bucket, turned by S-handle at S end and 4-spoked flywheel with handle at N. Access gate in S side of balustrade. Formerly a well to Chantry Farm. (RCHM Typescript: Davis (1980) No. 36).

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