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Latitude: 52.5648 / 52°33'53"N
Longitude: -0.5701 / 0°34'12"W
OS Eastings: 497020
OS Northings: 297290
OS Grid: SP970972
Mapcode National: GBR DVH.0PW
Mapcode Global: WHGM8.6SSM
Plus Code: 9C4XHC7H+WX
Entry Name: Pump House at Sp 9702 9729
Listing Date: 31 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1233908
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409507
Location: Laxton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN17
Civil Parish: Laxton
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Laxton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP99NE (East side)
4/147 Pump house at SF 9702 9729
Pump house. Probably C19 for Fineshade Abbey estate. Limestone ashlar and brick.
Single-unit pump house, partly below ground. Eternal wail is ashlar with
remains of parapet. Plank door under shallow arch has flanking ashlar walls.
Interior has plain brick vault. Overshot iron water wheel with remains of wooden
paddles. Remains of pumping machinery attached. Shut-off valve in wall above
water wheel. Lead pipe rises from pumping machinery. Probably used to pump well
water to Fineshade Abbey.
Listing NGR: SP9702097290
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