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Wind Pump at Ashtree Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6253 / 52°37'31"N

Longitude: 1.7023 / 1°42'8"E

OS Eastings: 650666

OS Northings: 309501

OS Grid: TG506095

Mapcode National: GBR YQM.K5H

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.38WP

Entry Name: Wind Pump at Ashtree Farm

Listing Date: 25 September 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468423

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Caister South

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Acle

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


839-1/3/1 (North side)
25/09/62 Wind pump at Ashtree Farm


Wind pump. 1912. By Smithdale of Acle. Brick. Battered
circular tower with remains of weatherboarded cap. 3 storeys.
2 opposing ground-floor doorways under segmental heads. 2
window openings at first-floor level. Cap frame with sheers,
tail beam, sprattle beam, headstock and cast-iron weatherbeam.
Cast-iron bearers to cap circle and remains of weatherboarded
petticoat. Worm and cast-iron wormhangers. Set of truck and
centering wheels in combined casings. Complete curb and rack
in 2-piece casting. Fan stage, fanframe and fan spindle and
gears including capstan wheel. Striking rod Y-wheel and
carrier. Cast-iron windshaft, neck bearing block and
brakewheel with brake collar and cast-iron brake arm.
Cast-iron wallower, timber upright shaft, cast-iron crown
wheel, pitwheel and horizontal drive shaft to external scoop
wheel. The building represents the final development of the
East Anglian wind pump.

Listing NGR: TG5066609501

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