MSO11627 - Post-medieval waterwheel at Croydon House (Monument)

Summary

A farm waterwheel was fed by a contour leat and led to an overshot wheel.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A farm waterwheel was fed by a contour leat to an overshot wheel 12 feet diameter and 1 foot 9 inches wide. [1] The precise location of the waterwheel is not apparent. [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> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, 30 November 1977, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 14 January 2020.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1119509, Extant 19 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9622 4070 (point)
Map sheet SS94SE
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8329
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE67
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1119509
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34127

Record last edited

May 19 2022 1:49PM

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