MSO11465 - Farm water wheel at Huish Barton (Monument)

Summary

Two ponds fed an overshot wheel, which was 20' by 3'. The wheel was removed in 1975.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Fed by two ponds to an overshot wheel made of iron. Removed 1975. Was 20ft diameter and 3ft wide. [1] Dam shows up on APs. Possibly other buildings to north as small enclosures or fields evident. [2]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society. 28.11.77.
  • <2> Survey: Western Archaeological Trust. 1980s. Exmoor Aerial Photograph Survey. 0538 and 0539.
  • <3> Aerial photograph: Meridian Air Maps. 1981. Infrared False Colour Aerial Photography. 4949.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred ST 052 386 (69m by 170m)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish NETTLECOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7721
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE41
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975270
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33839

Record last edited

Apr 29 2013 4:11PM

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