MSO9347 - Waterwheel at Higher Combe (Monument)
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Type and Period (1)
- None recorded
The site of a farm water wheel at Higher Combe, Dulverton. Water was fed from a pond and the wheel is remembered as being an overshot wheel with a short wooden flame spanning back to a barn. It was replaced with a modern wheel in the 1930s to provide electricity, then scrapped in 1950s.  1962 map shows complex of buildings north and south of road.  The route of a leat that may have fed the waterwheel is recorded in Monument reference MEM23808. 
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Warren, D. Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society. 28/11/1977.
- <2> SEM7220 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS93SW.
- <3> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. Catherine Dove, 20 March 2017.
|Grid reference||SS 9036 3050 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||DULVERTON, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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External Links (1)
- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1095047 (Original Monarch entry: 1095047)
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO11217
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 93 SW19
- National Park: Exmoor National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1095047
- Somerset SMR PRN: 33550
Record last edited
Apr 4 2017 9:17AM
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