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West Somerton Marsh Draining Pump

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7236 / 52°43'24"N

Longitude: 1.6478 / 1°38'52"E

OS Eastings: 646424

OS Northings: 320236

OS Grid: TG464202

Mapcode National: GBR YNT.9D9

Mapcode Global: WHNVC.8SXW

Entry Name: West Somerton Marsh Draining Pump

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402083

Location: Somerton, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Civil Parish: Somerton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: West Somerton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


1/46 West Somerton Marsh
20.2.52 Draining Pump

- II

Tower draining pump. 1900 by Dan England. Brick with timber cap. Tapering
3 storey brick tower. Steel door to south in reduced segmental opening. Semi
circular sluice openings to south-west and north-east now blocked with
concrete. One casement to south-west under segmental arch to first floor.
One similar second storey window to north-east. Weatherboarded boat-shaped
cap and petticoat. Fan cradle beams intact. 2 flat-topped dormers in sides
of caps and 2 windows in ends, all later C20. Interior machinery of cast iron
crown spur wheel driving internal turbine pump.

Listing NGR: TG4642420236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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