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Description: Waterwheel, 25 Metres North of Whitcombe Farmhouse (Not Listed)
Date Listed: 15 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 261802
OS Grid Reference: ST6339423828
OS Grid Coordinates: 363394, 123828
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0127, -2.5232
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ST62SW CORTON DENHAM CP WHITCOMBE FARM LANE (North Side)
1/66 Waterwheel, 25 metres North of
Waterwheel and linked machinery. C19. Cast iron, rubble stone surrounding wall. Wheel of overshot pattern, 7.4 metres
diameter, with galvanised tank over carried on a cast iron column; wheel complete but some buckets missing. Said to
have been made by a Westbury, Wiltshire firm, last used 1965, feed stream now silted up: used to drive machinery in
barn immediately to North; machinery removed, much altered and not of interest: presumably installed by the Portman
Estate, former owners. (Information from owner, March 1984).
Listing NGR: ST6339423828
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Source: English Heritage
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