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The Treadmill of Villar de Felices

Calle Arriba- Crta. Nueva
-30612 -Ulea-

Noria Villar de Felices The system of irrigation of these settlements was done by means of irrigation ditches to water the highest areas one installed a Treadmill, which has been restored recently. This useless device rests on two pillars of masonry. It was moved by the impulse of the water of the irrigation ditch, then turned and filled the buckets, raising the water towards an aqueduct of stone raised on other one of the Roman preexisting epoch. This Arabic invention is built among orange trees, lemon trees and fruit-bearing trees, giving conference to Ojós's road. To this useless device there is called he a "Treadmill of the Countess or of Nicomedes"

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Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices
Noria Villar de Felices

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