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Latitude: 51.5514 / 51°33'5"N
Longitude: -0.8182 / 0°49'5"W
OS Eastings: 482035
OS Northings: 184275
OS Grid: SU820842
Mapcode National: GBR D60.PY2
Mapcode Global: VHDWH.R8SJ
Entry Name: Wittington Winch
Listing Date: 20 August 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159994
English Heritage Legacy ID: 47041
Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7
Civil Parish: Medmenham
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Medmenham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
MEDMENHAM THAMES TOWPATH
SU 88 SW
8/158 Wittington Winch
Winch. C18, last used in 1774 when Hurley Lock was opened. Wooden
capstan with metal cap and metal tie bars to 5 wooden arms. Part
sunk into pit with 2 retaining beams. Used to haul barges up flash
lock at Hurley Weir.
(Country Life July 5th 1984 p. 32. A.H. Plaisted, The Manor and
Parish Records of Medmenham, 1925).
Listing NGR: SU8203584275
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