Guildford: Tread wheel crane

The last working tread wheel crane in Britain helped transport stone for Guildford Cathedral in 1960.

The tread wheel crane. Image: Richard Purkiss

The tread wheel crane
Image: Richard Purkiss

Originally late 17th Century, it was worked by 2 men. It has been repaired and restored and can still be seen by the River Wey.

One thought on “Guildford: Tread wheel crane”

  1. C. Smithyes says:

    Could not see inside because of dirt on window in door.

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