Record Details

NHER Number:40094
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of North District Pumping Station

Summary

This is the site of a pumping station, also known as Upwell Beam Engine, which pumped water into Pophams Eau. The original engine was scrapped in 1920, and an oil engine installed in 1936. In 2003 no traces were visible on the site.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 53218 00880
Map Sheet:TF50SW
Parish:UPWELL, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of pumping station also known as Upwell Beam Engine. Pumped water into Pophams Eau. Scrapped 1920; oil engine installed 1936. No traces now on site.
See (S1).
Exact location confirmed from map of 1905 (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 3 December 2003.

Monument Types

  • PUMPING STATION (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Hinde, K.. 2002. Pumping Stations of the Norfolk Fens.. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Journal. Vol 7, no 2, p 16-17.

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