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Description: Crane on Burbage Wharf
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312215
OS Grid Reference: SU2239063507
OS Grid Coordinates: 422390, 163507
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3702, -1.6797
BURBAGE BURBAGE WHARF
SU 26 SW
2/6 Crane on Burbage Wharf
Revolving crane for Kennet and Avon Canal Co. 1831, restored 1972-
8. Timber. An octagonal main shaft with head bearing carrying
revolving framework comprising a jib arm framed to horizontal
shears, carrying counterbalance stone weights in tail. Manual
winding gear pinions gearing down from l10mm dia to 965mm, with
iron drum and ratchet check. Throw of gib 4.55m (2.66m over
Listing NGR: SU2239063507
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Source: English Heritage
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