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Donkey Wheel About 15 Metres North of Ratling Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Aylesham, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2386 / 51°14'18"N

Longitude: 1.2075 / 1°12'26"E

OS Eastings: 623990

OS Northings: 153708

OS Grid: TR239537

Mapcode National: GBR W05.63S

Mapcode Global: VHLGW.W46C

Entry Name: Donkey Wheel About 15 Metres North of Ratling Court

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1070303

English Heritage Legacy ID: 177867

Location: Aylesham, Dover, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

District: Dover

Civil Parish: Aylesham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

AYLESHAM RATLING
TR 25 SW
2/6 Donkey wheel about
15 metres north of
Ratling Court
GV II
Donkey wheel and housing. C18. Timber with thatched roof. The wheel with a
vertical shaft and drum with the upper and lower harness beams staggered and
joined by a timber harness. The central truss of the machinery also supports
the circular thatched housing with wall posts probably originally with
weather boarded sides. A timber framed and thatched open sided pentice runs
from the wheel house to the north wing of Ratling Court consisting of 3 bays
with brick and cobbled floor, clasped purlin roof and with various hooks and
wooden wall frames for certain bucolic practices.


Listing NGR: TR2399053708

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