MSO8317 - Waterwheel at West Harwood Farm (Monument)

Summary

An overshot farm waterwheel at West Harwood Farm, recorded as a wheel pit and the remains of the hatch control.

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Full Description

A wheel pit, 20 foot by 3 foot, together with the remains of hatch control is visible. It had an overshot wheel and from the position of the bearings it was rim geared. The water must have been brought across the lane by a flume but there is no sign of it. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Warren, D. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society. 23/11/1977,.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 932 402 (40m by 40m)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11626
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW56
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1086640
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 34126

Record last edited

Mar 20 2014 3:54PM

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