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Moor Hatches

A Grade II Listed Building in Wilsford cum Lake, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1678 / 51°10'4"N

Longitude: -1.803 / 1°48'10"W

OS Eastings: 413867

OS Northings: 140971

OS Grid: SU138409

Mapcode National: GBR 502.LZC

Mapcode Global: VHB5B.PXN4

Plus Code: 9C3W559W+4Q

Entry Name: Moor Hatches

Listing Date: 10 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321389

Location: Wilsford cum Lake, Wiltshire, SP4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Wilsford cum Lake

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Woodford Valley with Archers Gate

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Drowning sluices for West Amesbury water meadows. C18 or early
C19. Limestone. Six channels divided by stone piers approximately
2m long x 30cm chamfered on upriver end. Stone piers with grooves
to take 6 no. timber hatches, horizontally boarded through central
timber with perforated plate on rear face, and roller guide on
front. Header baulk has iron wishbone ratchet, and notch for
crowbar, for each hatch. Timber plank footway. Meadow to west has
a fairly complete system of branching header channels and
herringbone spreader leets, controlled by timber sluices, all
forming a group.

Listing NGR: SU1386740971

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