Clapperentale Waterwheel Restoration (Escot Park) 2019 / 2020

Clapperentale Waterwheel Restoration

History The Clapperentale waterwheel was built at the Fairmile forge, part of the Escot Estate, by Huxtables in 1868. Water spun the wheel from above, making it an ‘overshot’ wheel. Because of the flat gradient from the water intake point over half a mile away at Talewater, the leat was prone to regular silting so […]