Great Wheels on Public Display in the UK

Submitted by norma on Mon, 08/15/2011 - 16:38

Originally submitted by JanetJ on Sat, 11/20/2010 - 11:42

I have a feeling that there are not that many older great wheels around in the UK - and many end up in museums - is this true? I would like to compile a list of Great Wheels on public display, so if you see one please tell us about it here.

Great Wheel in Llandrindod Wells, Powys Wells
http://www.powys.gov.uk/index.php?id=2118&L=0
Originally submitted by JanetJ on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 01:23.

Great Wheel in Huddersfield
http://www.colnevalleymuseum.org.uk/
Originally submitted by JanetJ on Thu, 12/02/2010 - 01:19.

New entries
Originally submitted by JanetJ on Sun, 03/06/2011 - 00:15.

My Daughter Jen has used her contacts so
here are a few more:

National Wool Museum, Wales
http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/wool

Museum of Rural Life, Reading
http://www.reading.ac.uk/merl/

St Fagan's National Museum, near Cardiff
http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/en/stfagans/

Rossendale and Helmshore Textile Museum
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/acs/sites/museums/venues/helmshore/?siteid=...

Queen Street Museum
http://www.culture24.org.uk/nw000162

Museum of Rural Life, Glastonbury
http://www.culture24.org.uk/sw000123

Weardale
A member of the public told me that there is a Great Wheel at a museum in Lanehead, Weardale.
http://www.northpennines.org.uk/index.cfm?articleid=12989
Originally submitted by JanetJ on Sun, 07/03/2011 - 12:22.