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Waterwheel Approximately 10 Metres West of Pillimire Bridge, Marske

Description: Waterwheel Approximately 10 Metres West of Pillimire Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322782

OS Grid Reference: NZ0997700674
OS Grid Coordinates: 409977, 500674
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4014, -1.8478

Location: Skelton Lane, Marske, North Yorkshire DL11 7LX

Locality: Marske
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7LX

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

8/81 Waterwheel approximately
10 metres west of
Pillimire Bridge

Waterwheel. Late C19. Wooden wheel with cast-iron axle. Waterwheel
designed to be overshot (although no evidence that the pentrough was ever
constructed), with wooden buckets, sole plates and spokes. Cast-iron axle
at ground level. Wheel is set in rubble-lined wheel race. The waterwheel,
which stands in isolation, is said to have been built to generate
electricity for nearby Skelton Hall, but the scheme was never implemented, a
waterwheel being less well-suited for the purpose than a turbine, and
construction of the Hall, which is still partly a mere shell, was never

Listing NGR: NZ0997700674

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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