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Pump House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gosport, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.8 / 50°47'59"N

Longitude: -1.1265 / 1°7'35"W

OS Eastings: 461654

OS Northings: 100410

OS Grid: SU616004

Mapcode National: GBR VKD.JZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 86JZ.GYP

Plus Code: 9C2WQVXF+XC

Entry Name: Pump House

Listing Date: 13 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476754

Location: Gosport, Hampshire, PO12

County: Hampshire

District: Gosport

Town: Gosport

Electoral Ward/Division: Christchurch

Built-Up Area: Gosport

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Gosport Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

13-AUG-99 (East side)


Horse engine house to centre of cooper's green, in victualling yard. 1778. Brick with pyramidal roof with octagonal louvre on top and fleche capping. Octagonal plan. Small house containing pump over well, with three round-arched windows and a doorway, with recessed brick roundel.

INTERIOR: Contains well head and some late C19 pumping equipment.

HISTORY: The horse engine was the standard equipment when large quantities of water needed to be pumped on a regular basis. From 1989 it was used as a valve house for the Gosport Water Company's mains access to the Yard. It was originally associated with pumping water from a well to supply the Admiralty Brewhouse originally located in the Brewhouse Square.

(Source: D Evans. 'The Evolution of the Cooperage and Rumstore complexes at RCY'. A study carried out for Hampshire County Council. April 2000).

Listing NGR: SU6165800327

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