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Water Wheel Pit

A Grade II Listed Building in Forest and Frith, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6881 / 54°41'16"N

Longitude: -2.3451 / 2°20'42"W

OS Eastings: 377850

OS Northings: 532610

OS Grid: NY778326

Mapcode National: GBR DG27.27

Mapcode Global: WH92G.YFGF

Entry Name: Water Wheel Pit

Listing Date: 26 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111848

Location: Forest and Frith, County Durham, CA9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Forest and Frith

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Forest and Frith

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY73SE NY778326
4/47 Water wheel pit
Lead mill water wheel pit. Probably mid C19 for London Lead Company. Rubble
with stony render; no roof.

Rectangular plan. Circa 120 x 3.5 metres, the long walls c. one metre thick
and c. 6 metres high inside. Long east wall, flat-topped, with square beam and
c. 15 cm. across at centre of east face; west wall damaged at centre, but
otherwise flat-topped. Thinner north wall to full height, with dislodged top
beam; south wall damaged. Interior shows deep pit; central uprights, c. 30 cm.
square set in side walls, formerly supported wheel axle.

Listing NGR: NY7785032610

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