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Description: Donkey Wheel About 15 Metres North of Ratling Court
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
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TR 25 SW
2/6 Donkey wheel about
15 metres north of
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
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Source: English Heritage
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