Record Details

NHER Number:41061
Type of record:Monument
Name:Catsholme Engine pumping station


This pumping station was constructed in 1927. It was upgraded in 1930 and replaced in 1938 by two diesel driven engines and pumps. It was converted to electricity in 1967 but the old engines were retained until 1998.

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Grid Reference:TL 68322 97091
Map Sheet:TL69NE

Full description

Constructed 1927 with a McLaren-Benz driving a Gill pump; upgraded 1930; replaced 1938 by two Allen diesels driving Allen pumps. Converted to electricity 1967 but old engines retained until 1998.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 22 October 2004.

Monument Types

  • PUMPING STATION (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1927 AD to 2100 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 99..

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