MSO11279 - Post-medieval water wheel at Coombe Farm (Monument)

Summary

A leat fed an overshot water wheel that powered farm machinery. The wheen has been removed.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Track of leat from stream at SS 853 395. Traces of wheel pit hole in wall for shaft. Present owner had wheel and gearing removed but it was an iron overshot wheel with loft iron flume leading to trough. All made by Phillips of Birmingham. Powered general farm machinery. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1977.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 853 391 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish EXFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO6778
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE70
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 974768
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33620

Record last edited

Dec 13 2016 10:40AM

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