Water Wheel

The Great Water Wheel designed by Hewes and installed in 1818 was 32 feet in diameter and 21 feet wide, but the one pictured above is a smaller more recent replacement. Later water turbines provided the power but using the same waterpower drive system.

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The main Mill building The Quarry Garden Working Spinning Machine Rear view of Mill Building Weaving Machines in the main hall Layout of typical mill workers cottage The Waterwheel