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Charles Wells Well - Park Road North, Bedford, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 08.835 W 000° 28.367
30U E 672911 N 5780427
Quick Description: This historic artesian well is vital to today's beer production.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/9/2011 12:12:06 PM
Waymark Code: WMAXX9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Tobix
Views: 2

Long Description:
Charles Wells climbed this hill in 1902 in the area now known as Park Road North. He sunk his own well and tapped into an underground water source filtered through chalk and limestone. He had found his own artesian well.

This is the water used in the beer produced from the Wells and Young's brewery which is a worldwide industry. After 90 years it is still flowing strong and providing water for tasty refreshment.

The well is housed in a square, brick tower and is a little known place in a busy area.

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