The turbine for winding in the machine house was fed by a cistern giving a fifty foot head of water.  

The supply to the cistern was the discharged water, channeled in a lade, from the compressor turbine one hundred meters further up the glen.                                                          

The feed pipe, encased in stone, fed the turbine on demand which gave enough power to raise the kibbles from the shafts.                      

The used water was then collected in a lade, along with the discharge water from the man engine and fed into the cistern that feeds the wheel.


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