Monday, July 7, 2008

the wellhouse and the well ...

... the wellhouse was built in 1871 and in the gables
on the outside stand 4 statues namely
the Holy Virgin of Scherpenheuvel, Saint Joseph,
archduke Albert with a copy of the dome-church,
and archduchess Isabel with a jewel-box ...

... the well was erected in 1632,
the well is approx. 54 m deep,
and it contains 8 m water ...
... in the back is a big wheel with a diameter of 3 m.
to pump water 2 adults had to run in the wheel ...

... at Scherpenheuvel
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