MSO11468 - Pumping house at Nettlecombe Court (Monument)

Summary

An overshot wheel was driven by an irrigation channel.

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Full Description

An irrigation channel runs some 100 yards away and 30ft below the stables (MSO10500). On the lower site of the leat is a sunken stone chamber 8 feet by 6 feet with a vaulted brick roof. Inside is an 8 feet by 1 feet wheel pit. The overshot wheel was 4 feet in diameter and 6 inches wide. [1] The mapping for this monument requires confirmation. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 1 Dec 1977. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments.

Map

Location

Grid reference ST 0573 3792 (point)
Map sheet ST03NE
Civil Parish NETTLECOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7724
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE44
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 975278
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33843

Record last edited

Apr 12 2017 4:02PM

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