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Monument Number 1107091

Hob Uid: 1107091
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Oare
Grid Ref : SS8164048430
Summary : An overshot wheel was reported at Broomstreet Farm in 1977. During RCHME Field Investigation there was no trace of the wheel or a wheel pit. According to the farmer the wheel had been used to work farm machinery was removed shortly after World War II. The three ponds which fed the wheel were situated on the stream throught Broomstreet Combe to the south and are shown on the Ordnance Survey map of 1889.
More information : SS 8164 4843 An overshot wheel fed by three ponds and short leat to wooden trough. Only remains of wheel pit surviving. (a)

SS 81645 48431 There is now no trace of this wheel or wheel pit which were ituated in farm outbuildings at SS 81645 48431. According to the farmer the wheel, which was used to work farm machinery, was rmeoved shortly after WWII. The three ponds which fed the wheel were situated on the stream through Broomstreet Combe to the south at SS 8163 4831, SS 8156 4822 and SS 8154 4815 and are shown on the 189 Ordnance Survey map (b).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Sainsbury I 03-NOV-95 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 1a
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Warren D pers comm 29-NOV-1977
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Source Number : 1b
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1:2500 Somerset 33.3 1889
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Removed after World War II
Monument End Date : 1950
Monument Start Date : 1946
Monument Type : Water Wheel
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33874
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 84 NW 31
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31