MSO7846 - Post-medieval waterwheel at Roadwater Farm (Monument)


Remains of an overshot wheel, together with a pond and leat, have been noted at the farm.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Pond, dry leat and slight remains of a wheel pit are all that is left of an overshot wheel at Roadwater Farm. [1] The leat is visible on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [2,3] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 29 November 1977.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 975132, Extant 30 May 2022.



Grid reference Centred ST 0347 3896 (154m by 152m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11516
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NW29
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975132
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33907

Record last edited

May 30 2022 2:43PM


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