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Latitude: 51.8402 / 51°50'24"N
Longitude: -0.3578 / 0°21'28"W
OS Eastings: 513232
OS Northings: 217009
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119787
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469343
Location: Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, LU2
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
TL11NW WHEATHAMPSTEAD LOWER HARPENDEN
Sluice gates to North of
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: TL1323217009
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