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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
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
FOREST AND FRITH GREEN HURTH
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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