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Sluice Gate to North of Hyde Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8402 / 51°50'24"N

Longitude: -0.3579 / 0°21'28"W

OS Eastings: 513229

OS Northings: 217010

OS Grid: TL132170

Mapcode National: GBR H74.LBZ

Mapcode Global: VHFRV.R05M

Entry Name: Sluice Gate to North of Hyde Mill

Listing Date: 22 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469343

Location: Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, LU2

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Wheathampstead

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Harpenden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

TL11NW
270/2/10025

WHEATHAMPSTEAD
LOWER HARPENDEN ROAD
Sluice gates to North of Hyde Mill

GV
II

Sluice gate and flanking walls. Late C19 with C20 alterations. Timber and cast-iron, with brick walling to water channels. Studded timber sluice gate, horizontally-boarded, set between upright timber posts. The gate has vertical side boards, with 2 toothed iron racks set vertically on them. Iron pinion wheels are attached to either end of a horizontal roller, which, when turned, raises the gate to allow water to flow out of the mill head race channel into a brick lined overflow channel to the west of the sluice gate. Part of the water control system for Hyde Mill (item 44/10027), and, forming a group with the mill and the adjacent range of farm buildings and mill office (item 44/10026).

Listing NGR: TL1322917010

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