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Donkey Wheel About 15 Metres North of Ratling Court, Aylesham

Description: Donkey Wheel About 15 Metres North of Ratling Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 177867

OS Grid Reference: TR2399053708
OS Grid Coordinates: 623990, 153708
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2386, 1.2075

Location: Aylesham, Kent CT3 3HN

Locality: Aylesham
Local Authority: Dover District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT3 3HN

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Listing Text

TR 25 SW
2/6 Donkey wheel about
15 metres north of
Ratling Court
Donkey wheel and housing. C18. Timber with thatched roof. The wheel with a
vertical shaft and drum with the upper and lower harness beams staggered and
joined by a timber harness. The central truss of the machinery also supports
the circular thatched housing with wall posts probably originally with
weather boarded sides. A timber framed and thatched open sided pentice runs
from the wheel house to the north wing of Ratling Court consisting of 3 bays
with brick and cobbled floor, clasped purlin roof and with various hooks and
wooden wall frames for certain bucolic practices.

Listing NGR: TR2399053708

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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