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Former Pump House Approximately 20 Metres North West of Former Baschurch Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Baschurch, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7987 / 52°47'55"N

Longitude: -2.8476 / 2°50'51"W

OS Eastings: 342946

OS Northings: 322684

OS Grid: SJ429226

Mapcode National: GBR 7C.WQT1

Mapcode Global: WH8B6.7X7B

Entry Name: Former Pump House Approximately 20 Metres North West of Former Baschurch Railway Station

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260733

Location: Baschurch, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Baschurch

Built-Up Area: Baschurch

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Baschurch All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 42 SW side)

15/33 Former pump house approx.
- 20m north-west of former
Baschurch Railway Station
Pump house, now disused. Probably 1848 on Shrewsbury to Chester Railway.
Regularly coursed and dressed snecked red sandstone rubble with moulded
ashlar cornice; pyramidal slate roof with pointed wooden finial. Square
plan. Single storey. Segmental-headed doorway with boarded door on
south-west side and tall round-arched multi-paned cast-iron window on north-
east side. Interior. Inspection not possible at time of resurvey
(January 1987) but said to have cast-iron hand-pump with well below.
Although probably built in association with the adjacent railway, the
structure is said to have been the pump house for the immediately surrounding
area and to have provided piped water to the nearby fields. Peter E.
Baughan, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 11,
North and Mid Wales (1980), pp. 39, 45.

Listing NGR: SJ4294622684

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