TM2632 : Harwich: The Treadwheel Crane

taken 15 days ago, near to Harwich, Essex, Great Britain

Harwich: The Treadwheel Crane
Harwich: The Treadwheel Crane
The Treadwheel Crane was built in 1667 in the old Harwich Navy Yard, and moved to this site in 1930. The treadwheel, which was operated by two men, is enclosed inside the weatherboarded building and was therefore known as a house crane. It is thought to be the oldest surviving example of its type in Britain, if not the only example.

The Treadwheel Crane is both a Grade II* Listed Building and a Scheduled Monument.
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TM2632, 193 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Crane 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2621 3246 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.6771N 1:17.3977E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 2623 3245
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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