Moor Hatches

Drowning sluices for West Amesbury water meadows. C18 or early C19. Limestone.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
487985
Names
Moor Hatches
Coordinates
51.1678180° N, 1.8030300° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

10 Oct 1988

Moor Hatches designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Moor Hatches is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1182695
Grade
II
Name
MOOR HATCHES
Location
MOOR HATCHES
Parish
Wilsford cum Lake
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 13867 40971

AMESBURY WEST AMESBURY SU 14sw

5/77 Moor Hatches

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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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Bibliography

  1. “MOOR HATCHES.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1182695>