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Moor Hatches, Amesbury

Description: Moor Hatches

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 321389

OS Grid Reference: SU1386740971
OS Grid Coordinates: 413867, 140971
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1678, -1.8030

Location: Wilsford, Wiltshire SP4 7BH

Locality: Amesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP4 7BH

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Listing Text

SU 14sw

5/77 Moor Hatches


Drowning sluices for West Amesbury water meadows. C18 or early
C19. Limestone. Six channels divided by stone piers approximately
2m long x 30cm chamfered on upriver end. Stone piers with grooves
to take 6 no. timber hatches, horizontally boarded through central
timber with perforated plate on rear face, and roller guide on
front. Header baulk has iron wishbone ratchet, and notch for
crowbar, for each hatch. Timber plank footway. Meadow to west has
a fairly complete system of branching header channels and
herringbone spreader leets, controlled by timber sluices, all
forming a group.

Listing NGR: SU1386740971

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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