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'Lady Isabella' or the Great Laxey Wheel, Laxey

RIBA7243
Casement, Robert (1815-1891)
NOTES: This wheel, built for the Great Laxey Mining Company to pump water from its mineral mines, is the largest working waterwheel in the world.

'Lady Isabella' or the Great Laxey Wheel, Laxey, Isle of Man: close-up of the access tower to the waterwheel

RIBA25292
Casement, Robert (1815-1891)
NOTES: This wheel, built for the Great Laxey Mining Company to pump water from its mineral mines, is the largest working waterwheel in the world.

'Lady Isabella' or the Great Laxey Wheel, Laxey: close-up of the waterwheel which operated the mineshaft pump

RIBA25293
Casement, Robert (1815-1891)
NOTES: This wheel, built for the Great Laxey Mining Company to pump water from its mineral mines, is the largest working waterwheel in the world.

Original drawing for 'Le Diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli' (1588): waterwheel in the middle of a river

RIBA37056
Ramelli, Agostino (1531-c. 1600)
NOTES: The drawing is for pl. CXVI of the book.

Original drawing for 'Le Diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli' (1588): waterwheel turned by two men

RIBA37057
Ramelli, Agostino (1531-c. 1600)
NOTES: The drawing is for pl. CXXVII of the book.

Northbourne Court, Kent: sketch showing proposed drains to be cut, embankment, well and mill pump

RIBA37066
NOTES: This drawing is by an unidentified 18th century English architect.

Deepdene, Dorking, Surrey: sketch of a watermill in the vicinity

RIBA96360
Atkinson, William (ca. 1773-1839)
SOURCE: John Britton. Historical and descriptive account of the Deepdene, Dorking Surrey (1825-1826), page in volume with manuscript and drawings NOTES: William Atkinson remodelled Deepdene for Thomas Hope in 1818 and 1823. The house was further extended and remodelled in an Italianate syle in the 1840s. This was possibly Pixham Mill which was rebuilt in brick in 1837.
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