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Designed by the Victorian engineer Robert Casement, the Laxey Wheel was built in 1854 to pump water from Glen Mooar which was part of the Great Laxey Mines industrial complex. The wheel stands at over 72 feet high and is also known as Lady Isabella.

26th Jul 2015

Design and Technology, History, Leisure and Tourism

Key Stages:
Foundation, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Geocode: Isle of Man
Date of artefact: 9th May 2015

Great Laxey Mines wheel Isabella 1854

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