Record Details

NHER Number:10357
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Monks Loke steam engine house

Summary

This 19th century steam drainage pump was designed by Edward Easton. The double gabled building contained a beam engine and scoop wheel which was later replaced by a compound horizontal engine.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3636 0372
Map Sheet:TG30SE
Parish:LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Site of steam engine house, built for drainage purposes. It is not marked on (S1) but appears on all later 19th-century maps.
A. Yardy (HES), 24 October 2011.

October 2004.
(S2) states that this was Monks Loke steam pump, designed by Edward Easton, built around 1840. Double gabled building with beam engine and scoop wheel later replaced by a compound horizontal engine by Easton.
E. Rose (NLA), 27 September 2004.

Monument Types

  • STEAM ENGINE HOUSE (Post Medieval to Cold War - 1850 AD to 1975 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: 1839. Langley tithe map.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Williamson, T.. 2002. Gazetteer of Broadland sites.

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