MSO9347 - Post-medieval 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.  This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project.
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. D Warren, Somerset Industrial Archaeological Society, 28 November 1977.
- <2> SEM7220 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS93SW.
- <3> SEM8630 Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 20 March 2017.
- <4> SEM7987 Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1095047, Extant 9 May 2022.
|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
- NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1095047
- Somerset SMR PRN: 33550
Record last edited
May 9 2022 2:15PM
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