Wallblake House - A Restoration in Process

The Cistern

The cistern is an excellent example of a type that was once common: a catchment area and tank in one. This cistern is believed to be original with the house.

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Recipe for a Cistern:
Dig a trench and line it with cement, fill with dirt. Mound the dirt above ground level to desired height. Again cover with cement. Dig out all the dirt. And you have a cistern the old-fashioned way.

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Anguilla
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