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For centuries the wells here provided clean water for those living nearby.
This water wheel was installed in the 1800s to power a pump which supplied water to the Palace for domestic use.
However, in the 1870s Bishop Hervey’s children caught typhoid fever. He suspected that contaminated water had caused their illness. He may well have been [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on May 13th 2017