Water Wheel at Dyffrydan
A Grade II Listed Building in Dolgellau, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 52.7171 / 52°43'1"N
Longitude: -3.9339 / 3°56'2"W
OS Eastings: 269465
OS Northings: 315027
OS Grid: SH694150
Mapcode National: GBR 8Z.1S1Y
Mapcode Global: WH56N.JYXW
Plus Code: 9C4RP388+RC
Entry Name: Water Wheel at Dyffrydan
Listing Date: 1 February 1995
Last Amended: 1 February 1995
Source ID: 15614
Building Class: Industrial
Location: Located immediately to the E of Dyffrydan.
Locality: Pont Dyffrydan
Traditional County: Merionethshire
A C19 water wheel with associated machinery. A dug water course (now dry) leads from the hill behind to a short rubble aquaduct; stepped-down in front of this, and held by timber joists in a rubble-walled pit, a large iron wheel with timber spokes . To this, to the L are connected 2 further, smaller wheels with cogs and teeth, again bolted onto a timber frame.
Reasons for Listing
Included for group value with Dyffrydan.
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