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Wittington Winch

A Grade II Listed Building in Medmenham, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47041

Location: Medmenham, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SL7

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Medmenham

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Medmenham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

MEDMENHAM THAMES TOWPATH
SU 88 SW
(HURLEY WEIR)
8/158 Wittington Winch
20.8.74
- II
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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