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Footbridge and Waterwheel Adjoining Aqueduct, Sheep Dip and 2 Foot Bridges to East, 15 Metres South , East Quantoxhead

Description: Footbridge and Waterwheel Adjoining Aqueduct, Sheep Dip and 2 Foot Bridges to East, 15 Metres South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265134

OS Grid Reference: ST1373542651
OS Grid Coordinates: 313735, 142651
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1766, -3.2354

Location: A39, East Quantoxhead, Somerset TA5 1EH

Locality: East Quantoxhead
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1EH

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Listing Text


Foot bridge and waterwheel
adjoining aqueduct, sheet dip and
2 foot bridges to East, 15 metres
South East of Townsend Farmhouse


2 footbridges, sheep dip, aqueduct, waterwheel and foot bridge in all about 30 metres in length. Blue lias random
rubble. Probably late C18. From the South end: pointed arch single span footbridge over stream, saddle back coping;
single arched span footbridge without parapet overlooking triangular sheep dip area of stream backed by 2 bay aqieduct
to North East, pointed arches; remains of small overshot iron water wheel to North with single spar bridge adjoining at
right angles. A rare survival.

Listing NGR: ST1373542651

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Source: English Heritage

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