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Wheal Martyn Waterwheels at the China Clay Museum, Carthew
Grid reference: SX 004 555
OS sheet: 200
Postcode: PL26 8XG
About 2 miles NW of St Austell, on B3274.
Open air museum of the china clay industry, with two working waterwheels. One wheel 18ft diameter
and connected to a Cornish lift pump for raising slurry. The second wheel is 35ft diameter and also
raised slurry by plunger pumps. Both are restored and run for demonstration purposes. Coffee shop, gift shop,
Opening times 2017
from 10.00 to 16.00.
See also web
National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday & Sunday, 10.00-16.00.
Administrator, tel. 01726 850362.