|Type of record:||Monument|
Former common land, converted to a water works after the cholera epidemic of 1849. The works pumped water to Lakenham reservoirs (NHER 26482). Ornamental planting was carried out 1852 to 1887.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 2141 0972|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Former common land, converted to water works after the cholera epidemic of 1849. Pumped water to Lakenham reservoirs (NHER 26482).
Ornamental planting carried out 1852 to 1887.
Avenue led from lodge to east to planted circle; lawns and trees to northeast of yew and holly, and some rare specimens such as a Fagus sylvatica Asplenifola.
Norfolk Historic Gardens Survey graded of regional importance as industrial garden (S1).
See survey for details.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 July 1998.
History of Norwich water works by the Norwich Water Undertaking in NIAS files (S2)
W. Arnold (HES), 24 January 2011.
- GARDEN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- WATERWORKS (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Vital Victorian architecture. 28 April. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Document: Taigel, A. 1997. Norfolk Gardens Trust: Town Gardens Survey - Volume One. Norfolk Gardens Trust. |
|<S2>||Archive: NIAS. Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society Records. |
|26399||Parent of: Chamberlain Building, Heigham Water Works (Building)|
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