SO8802 : St Mary's Mill, Chalford - steam engine

taken 36 years ago, near to Hyde, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

St Mary's Mill, Chalford - steam engine
St Mary's Mill, Chalford - steam engine
Tangye & Co Ltd, Birmingham horizontal side by side compound engine, apparently of the 'Belfast' type. Built c1897 and installed secondhand in 1904 by the Chalford Stick Company - manufacturers of walking sticks. The slide valve cylinders are 13" & 25" x 24" stroke and the high pressure was equipped with Tangye-Johnson patent cut-off gear, later disconnected. The Porter type governor latterly operated a throttle valve. The rope drive flywheel is 11' 3" diameter and the engine was rated at 160 horsepower at 90 rpm.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 September, 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry 
Former (from Tags)
Textile Mill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8857 0216 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.0829N 2:10.0112W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8857 0216
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Steam Engine  Stationary Steam Engine  Steam Engine (Preserved) 

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