MSO8891 - Waterwheel at Holworthy Farm (Monument)

Summary

A partially infilled waterwheel pit at Holworthy Farm. The leat has been destroyed but is visible on historic mapping.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The remains of a water wheel at Holworthy Farm is evident only by a partially infilled wheel pit. Water from two small ponds; the leat has also been destroyed. Overshot wheel with one wheel bearing. [1] The leat can be seen on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps and the position of the wheel is also noted. [2,3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Warren D SIAS 24.11.1977.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9784 3073 (106m by 49m)
Map sheet SS93SE
Civil Parish BROMPTON REGIS, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11107
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SE19
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1118177
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33404

Record last edited

Mar 5 2018 12:27PM

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