Shamrock Cottage well.; La Roche, Alan; 30/09/1968; 2018.035.15
Shamrock Cottage well.About this object
People watching as the lid of the well behind Shamrock Cottage is being raised. 2 similar photos. The 2nd is numbered 2018.035.15A. The well was cleaned out, which yielded many broken pails, latterns, bottles, a cruet set, a watch and bracelet. The well is about 40 feet deep and below ground level are the orioginal bricks. originally water as drawn using a bucket, but later a hand pump was installed. It may have been the first well in Howick. the bottom is cut into about 6 feet of the sandstone strata, below the bricked section.Maker
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