MSO11468 - Post-medieval pumping house at Nettlecombe Court (Monument)


An overshot wheel was driven by an irrigation channel.

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Full Description

An irrigation channel runs some 100 yards away and 30 feet 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] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 1 Dec 1977. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 30 April 2013.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 975278, Extant 28 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO7724
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE44
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975278
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 33843



Grid reference ST 0573 3792 (point)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Record last edited

May 28 2022 10:12PM


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