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Some shots from Day 1 of BBC Countryfile Live 2019 - Castle Howard. For me the star of the show was Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoor's architecture! ... See MoreSee Less

Some shots from Day 1 of BBC Countryfile Live 2019 - Castle Howard. For me the star of the show was Sir John Vanbrugh and Nicholas Hawksmoors architecture!

At 256 feet deep, the market well at Boroughbridge was believed to be one of the deepest wells in England and for many years was the principal source of water for the town. It must have taken ages to wind up a bucket on a 256ft rope before a pump was installed in 1875!
onyourdoorstep.co.uk/boroughbridge/boroughbridge-market-well-history/
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At 256 feet deep, the market well at Boroughbridge was believed to be one of the deepest wells in England and for many years was the principal source of water for the town. It must have taken ages to wind up a bucket on a 256ft rope before a pump was installed in 1875!
https://onyourdoorstep.co.uk/boroughbridge/boroughbridge-market-well-history/
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