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The Maharajah's Well

Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames, England
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A gem in such a small village.

Unfortunaly when we visited the well was being refurbished and was surrounded by scaffolding. We... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Anita B
Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
worth a visit if passing,

worth a visit if passing, but not worth going out of your way for. We were visiting relations in... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames, England
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Unfortunaly when we visited the well was being refurbished and was surrounded by scaffolding. We also walked around the orchard but this was overgrown and the ponds had dried up. However there was a very small mound with a wooden elephant on it. Even though...More

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

worth a visit if passing, but not worth going out of your way for. We were visiting relations in Stoke Row.

Thank Rod194521
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Highly unexpected find in a quaint village.It is undergoing some renovation at the moment but you can still see it and read it's very interesting history

Thank rubyme
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We searched this out as a local curiosity. Interesting and quirky, well written information board. Amazing detail and workmanship in a well which ironically was a gift to say "thank you". Popp in if passing but don't go out of your way as it is...More

Thank _krysiams
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Not easy to find but worth a short, 20 minute, visit if you are close by. Well written board explaining the building and origins of the well.

Thank graham b
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a well cared-for and unexpected feature hidden in a remote Chiltern Village. A perfectly Indian well-head in a quintessentially English village. The charming story of how it got to be there is explained on-site.

1  Thank rfortey
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Well has an interesting history, it won't take long to visit, and next door is the Cherry Tree pub which has great food.

Thank Julian M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Superbly quirky monument now. The gift from a Maharajah to a village in England to repay a kindness shown many years before. A wonderful tale and a delightful quick visit.Brilliant!

Thank TallBloke68
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Worth a visit between seeing Greys court and Nuffield Place. Strange place but lovely story about the well and Cherry Orchard. Nicely maintained.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Well documented local history of the well on a visitor's board. Unusual pretty well to find in rural Oxfordshire but worth a quick stop if you are passing. Easily walked from The Cherry Tree Inn. Quiet and relaxing on a Sunday morning

Thank Jo M
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