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Latitude: 51.2354 / 51°14'7"N
Longitude: -0.5771 / 0°34'37"W
OS Eastings: 499434
OS Northings: 149434
OS Grid: SU994494
Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.JWY
Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Y68R
Entry Name: The Treadwheel Crane
Listing Date: 1 May 1953
Last Amended: 15 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1377866
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289006
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1
Electoral Ward/Division: Holy Trinity
Built-Up Area: Guildford
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 99 49SW GUILDFORD MILLBROOK
1/5/53 The Treadwheel Crane
(Formerly listed in
Friary Street as
Treadwheel crane. Late C17/C18, repaired in C18 and C19, dismantled and re-erected
on present site in c.1970. Timber framed with oak weatherboard cladding and plain-
tiled roof. Two framed bays, one open with arched braces. Queen-strut clasped-
purlin roof to clad bay. Braced crane hoist to east with chain linking to main
treadwheel, approximately 5 metres in diameter and 1½ metres wide. The crane was
powered by two men in the treadwheel and was last used to transport the stone for
Guildford Cathedral (q.v.) in c.1960, and is believed to have been the last working
example in Great Britain.
The Treadwheel Crane is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, Surrey Monument Number 145.
Listing NGR: SU9943449434
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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