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Waterwheel Approximately 10 Metres West of Pillimire Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Marske, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4014 / 54°24'5"N

Longitude: -1.8478 / 1°50'52"W

OS Eastings: 409977

OS Northings: 500674

OS Grid: NZ099006

Mapcode National: GBR HKJJ.RZ

Mapcode Global: WHC6B.LM9N

Entry Name: Waterwheel Approximately 10 Metres West of Pillimire Bridge

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322782

Location: Marske, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Marske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Downholme and Marske St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(east side, off)

8/81 Waterwheel approximately
10 metres west of
Pillimire Bridge

Waterwheel. Late C19. Wooden wheel with cast-iron axle. Waterwheel
designed to be overshot (although no evidence that the pentrough was ever
constructed), with wooden buckets, sole plates and spokes. Cast-iron axle
at ground level. Wheel is set in rubble-lined wheel race. The waterwheel,
which stands in isolation, is said to have been built to generate
electricity for nearby Skelton Hall, but the scheme was never implemented, a
waterwheel being less well-suited for the purpose than a turbine, and
construction of the Hall, which is still partly a mere shell, was never

Listing NGR: NZ0997700674

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