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Pumphouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Cressingham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5676 / 52°34'3"N

Longitude: 0.7573 / 0°45'26"E

OS Eastings: 586967

OS Northings: 300215

OS Grid: TF869002

Mapcode National: GBR RBJ.08T

Mapcode Global: WHKR9.LQTG

Plus Code: 9F42HQ94+2W

Entry Name: Pumphouse

Listing Date: 3 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221028

Location: Little Cressingham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Little Cressingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Little Cressingham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Description

LITTLE CRESSINGHAM FAIRSTEAD LANE
TF 80 SE (north side)
10/31 Pumphouse

GV II*

Disused pumphouse for raising water to gardens of Clermont Hall. Early C19.
Limewashed brick with some stone dressings. Slate roof. Square in plan.
Single storey. 3-bay facade of a doorway with flanking windows. 2-centred
arches to openings with raised keystones and imposts in stone. 2-light Gothic
frame survives in eastern window. Boarded door. Pyramidal roof. Interior.
Machinery intact with an iron breast shot waterwheel driving a three-throw
pump designed by Joseph Bramah. Listed II* for the rare Bramah pump.


Listing NGR: TF8696700215

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