SP4115 : Combe Mill - waterwheel

near to Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Combe Mill - waterwheel
Combe Mill - waterwheel
This shows the water supply to the breast shot waterwheel. The wheel dates from the 1850s and powered the sawmill until the 1950s. It is now turning again with a pumped supply to the headrace. The axle is wooden and the spokes, shrouds and buckets are metal making me think it has been rebuilt on an original axle.
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2012
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Sunday, 19 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 4164 1501 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.9295N 1:23.8276W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 4164 1501
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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