MSO8887 - Waterwheel at Gupworthy farm (Monument)
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Type and Period (4)
- None recorded
A waterwheel and leat at Gupworthy Farm. The leat is from the adit of Gupworthy Iron mine. The wheel pit and sluices are still visible. Wheel was 16 feet diameter and 3 feet wide with 56 buckets and a 4 inch shaft. Built by C Phillips of Bridgetown for Harwood Farm. Bought secondhand to replace wooden wheel which was installed in 1895. Worked a stationary thresher. 
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society, 24 November 1977.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 969 348 (256m by 73m)|
|Civil Parish||BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1118151 (Original Monarch entry: 1118151)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11103
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE15
- National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1118151
- Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33400
Record last edited
Apr 30 2018 11:13PM
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