ST4418 : Martock: Parrett Works

taken 27 years ago, near to East Lambrook, Somerset, Great Britain

Martock: Parrett Works
Martock: Parrett Works
A mid-19th century development on an old snuff mill site, probably encouraged by the opening of the nearby branch railway from Taunton to Yeovil in October 1853. The works were originally water-powered on a short leat from the river Parrett and two waterwheels survived here in 1996. Steam engines, water wheels and threshing machines were manufactured in the period 1857-1868. There were also rope walks and flax mills. From 1875 or earlier millwrights and brassfounders occupied part of the site with a rope and twine manufacturer utilising the rest of the facilities
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Martin Bodman and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
ST4418, 35 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
September 1991   (more nearby)
Saturday, 17 December, 2005
Watermill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 446 186 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.8487N 2:47.4158W
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph (First for ST4418) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 193 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register