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Footbridge and Waterwheel Adjoining Aqueduct, Sheep Dip and 2 Foot Bridges to East, 15 Metres South East of Townsend Farmhouse6

A Grade II Listed Building in East Quantoxhead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1766 / 51°10'35"N

Longitude: -3.2354 / 3°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 313735

OS Northings: 142651

OS Grid: ST137426

Mapcode National: GBR LV.6456

Mapcode Global: VH6GQ.VPXD

Entry Name: Footbridge and Waterwheel Adjoining Aqueduct, Sheep Dip and 2 Foot Bridges to East, 15 Metres South East of Townsend Farmhouse6

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265134

Location: East Quantoxhead, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: East Quantoxhead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Foot bridge and waterwheel
adjoining aqueduct, sheet dip and
2 foot bridges to East, 15 metres
South East of Townsend Farmhouse


2 footbridges, sheep dip, aqueduct, waterwheel and foot bridge in all about 30 metres in length. Blue lias random
rubble. Probably late C18. From the South end: pointed arch single span footbridge over stream, saddle back coping;
single arched span footbridge without parapet overlooking triangular sheep dip area of stream backed by 2 bay aqieduct
to North East, pointed arches; remains of small overshot iron water wheel to North with single spar bridge adjoining at
right angles. A rare survival.

Listing NGR: ST1373542651

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