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Tumbleton Ram House on West of Debdon Burn at Foot of Tumbelton Dam

A Grade II Listed Building in Cartington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3164 / 55°18'59"N

Longitude: -1.8906 / 1°53'26"W

OS Eastings: 407042

OS Northings: 602487

OS Grid: NU070024

Mapcode National: GBR H67Z.H1

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.XMWQ

Plus Code: 9C7W8485+HQ

Entry Name: Tumbleton Ram House on West of Debdon Burn at Foot of Tumbelton Dam

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236353

Location: Cartington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Cartington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 0702

Tumbleton Ram House,
on west of Debdon
Burn at foot of
Tumbleton Dam


Pumphouse, c.1866 for Lord Armstrong. Rock-faced stone with rock-faced-and-
margined dressings; C20 corrugated iron roof. South elevation in 2 parts:
on left is gabled end of pumphouse with 3-light mullioned window and slit
above; boarded door on right return. Set back to right is lower structure
with doorway and two 2-light windows on right return; this supported a header
tank, removed at time of survey.

The hydraulic ram pumped spring water up to both a reservoir above Cragside
House (which provided domestic water supply and powered the main lift and
turbines operating kitchen and laundry equipment) and the conservatories etc.
at Cragside Park House (q.v.). Being restored at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NU0704502495

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