The Woodingdean Water Well is the deepest hand-dug well in the world, at 390 metres (1,280 ft) deep. It was dug to provide water for a workhouse. Work on the well started in 1858, and was finished four years later, on 16 March 1862. It is located just outside the Nuffield Hospital in Woodingdean, in Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom.
|Woodingdean Water Well|
|Location||Nuffield Hospital, Woodingdean, England, United Kingdom|
|Town or city||Brighton and Hove|
|Completed||16 March 1862|
|Known for||deepest hand-dug well|
In popular cultureEdit
- "Woodingdean Well". www.mybrightonandhove.org.uk. 2005. Archived from the original on 3 January 2018. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
- "Woodingdean in Business". WoodingdeaninBusiness.co.uk. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
- "Deepest hand dug well in the world - Woodingdean Well - Utilities - Places - My Brighton and Hove". www.mybrightonandhove.org.uk. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
- Mayo, Simon (2013). Itch Rocks. Random House Children's Books. ISBN 9780857531339. Retrieved 16 November 2019.