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Description: Power House About 50 Metres South of the Fisheries Cottage
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158756
OS Grid Reference: TQ0392797523
OS Grid Coordinates: 503927, 197523
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6669, -0.4987
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TQ 09 NW CHORLEYWOOD SOLESBRIDGE LANE
5/113 Power House about 50m S
of The Fisheries Cottage
Power house on River Chess, now used as stabling. c.1880. Stock brick.
Pyramidal slate roof. Square on plan. Entrance to NE with a cambered
head and a 16 pane iron glazing bar window. Blocked entrance to NW and a
window with a cambered head. Boxed eaves. Louvred cap to roof. Interior:
main cast-iron wheel of 10 foot diameter and 2 foot width with 36 paddle
blades drives a 3 cylinder pump over a well. Weatherboarded lean-to
outshuts of no special interest. (W. Branch Johnson, Industrial
Archaeology of Hertfordshire, 1970).
Listing NGR: TQ0392797523
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Source: English Heritage
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