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Wheel House and Donkey Wheel at Eggarton Manor, Godmersham

Description: Wheel House and Donkey Wheel at Eggarton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181546

OS Grid Reference: TR0785750448
OS Grid Coordinates: 607857, 150448
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2154, 0.9748

Location: Godmersham, Kent CT4 7DY

Locality: Godmersham
Local Authority: Ashford Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT4 7DY

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/44 Wheel House and
Donkey Wheel at
27.11.57 Eggarton Manor


Wheelhouse. C17 and C18. Timber framed and clad in red brick
flint and weatherboard and part rebuilt in red brick. Plain
tile roof. One storey on plinth, with partial dogtooth cornice
to hipped roof with gablets. Interior: Donkey wheel. Original
shaft with wide chamfers and ogee stops; wheel spokes with thin
chamfers and run out stops. Shaft and wheel house structurally
interdependant and therefore contemporary. Roof with arched
braces, collars, clasped purlins,
diminishing principles and windbraces. (see Royal Commission on
Historic Monuments, Report, 1975, November).

Listing NGR: TR0754050619

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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