Record Details

NHER Number:41059
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of post medieval pumping station


A pumping station existed here in the post medieval period. It had a beam engine installed in 1849 and was still in existence by 1936. Sadly, no trace of this building survives into modernity.

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Grid Reference:TL 66036 97937
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

Beam engine installed 1849. Lancashire boiler and flywheel with spokes cast in halves.
(S1) states in existence 1936 but now totally disappeared; however, current Ordnance Survey mapping shows a building on this site marked 'pumping station'.
E. Rose (NLA) 22 October 2004.

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.. 2004. Pumping Stations in the Norfolk Fens Part 3, East of Ouse.. NIAS Journal. vol 7, pt 4, pp 97-98..

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