SCY344 : Agrokipia Volidhiaridhes

alakati

 

 
Wheel well, showing the vertical wheel with tin buckets. (Photograph: Michael Given)

Grid reference: 514200/3877200

Cadastral plan: XXIX/62, plot 417/9

 

This alakati or wheel well is in excellent condition. It is raised up on a mound, presumably spoil from the digging of the well. The donkey or mule would have paced round on top, with the spill channel running underneath it to a spout at the side.