SJ8382 : Water wheel, Styal

taken 5 years ago, near to Styal, Cheshire, Great Britain

Water wheel, Styal
Water wheel, Styal
This wheel was originally built for Glasshouses flax mill in Pateley Bridge. It was one of the last wheels designed by William Fairbairn. In 1980 the wheel was dismantled, and complete with pentrough, governor and gearing, it was brought to Quarry Bank for installation in the wheel chamber.Six years of work before the wheel turned.The power transmission system was next, and it was not until 1991 that cotton came off the looms powered by the water wheel.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Industry  Water resources  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8343 8296 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5964N 2:15.0204W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8343 8296
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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