MSO7440 - Post-medieval water pumping mill at Woodcocks Ley Farm (Monument)

Summary

The mill was powered by an overshot wheel, which drove a pump for the farm water supply.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a post medieval water pumping mill at Woodcocks Ley Farm. A small overshot wheel was used to drive pump for farm water supply. It was in a small stone building, originally with a slate roof. Set into bank of pond. Wheel was 4.5ft diameter and 14" wide with 36 buckets made of metal. "Huxtable patent" on wheel. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 1 Dec 1977. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8816 4507 (point)
Map sheet SS84NE
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11353
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 NE24
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1127272
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33709

Record last edited

Mar 9 2020 11:10AM

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