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Pump House at Sp 9702 9729

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409507

Location: Laxton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Laxton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Laxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

LAXTON A43
SP99NE (East side)
4/147 Pump house at SF 9702 9729
- II
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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