Record Details

NHER Number:4796
Type of record:Monument
Name:Disused pumping station

Summary

A small private plant existed in 1883 and was subject to a number of renovations before falling into disuse in 1989.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 7197 9958
Map Sheet:TL79NW
Parish:OXBOROUGH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Draining pump, now disused.
E. Rose (NAU).

This was a small private plant existing in 1883, probably steam. Disused by 1904 after which a hot bulb engine was installed, followed 1940 by a Ruston diesel with a Gwynnes pump. Disused 1989 and pump removed; engine sold off 1998. Replaced by electric pump. (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 22 December 2004.

Monument Types

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

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Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in serial: Hinde, K.. 2004. Pumping Stations in the Norfolk Fens Part 3, East of Ouse.. NIAS Journal. vol 7, pt 4, p 106..

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