Reference numberJS/1/134v
Previous numbersI.134v
TitleWater Mill, Deptford, London
DescriptionDesign for the spindle and rinds (for Red House mill) shewing the manner in which the sliding spurr nutts are fixed so as to put them out of geer by letting them down upon the bridges.
Pland and section, scale 1:12. Ink wash. Signed 1781
Inscreibred in the hand of John Farey 'Engraved in miniature in Rees' Cyclopaedia, Volume 23, Art Mill, Mechanics, plate 34. N.B. This plan of sliding spur nuts had been used by Mr Smeaton in his earliest cornmills, viz. at Halcon in 1753 (see folio 54) and at Wakefield in 1754 (see folio 64). He mentioned it in 1786, see V.96'
Extent1 sheet
Physical descriptionPaper, ink wash
Access statusOpen
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