Aqueduct, Whitney Turn Porus

Address

Clarendon


Description

 The Whitney Aqueduct was originally apart of the Carvers Estate and then it became the Whitney Estate. It dates back to the 18th century and is on a large sugar estate which once covered 3,421 acres. The aqueduct is over 2 miles long and it si supplied from a dam across the Whitney River, It is in some places built with brick, in others of irregular cut stone and in others of squared stone works. The aqueduct in places runs from the dam to the reservoir beside the estate house and then another takes the water from the reservoirs to the mill. Other Other components of this complex are the animal and steam mills, along with a waterwheel, boiling and store houses, and even a jail.



Last update
2011-09-30 17:10:31.99634

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