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Description: Windpump at Brickyard Farm
Date Listed: 15 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165369
OS Grid Reference: SE7526630978
OS Grid Coordinates: 475266, 430978
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7697, -0.8595
HOWDEN WOOD LANE
SE 73 SE
(east side, off)
6/141 Windpump at Brickyard
Pumping mill to former brick yard. 1873. Brick in header bond, with timber
cap, sails and fittings and cast-iron fittings. Tapering tower
approximately 6 metres in height. Low round-arched doorway to west.
Openings at approximately 2.6 metres for timbers of staging, some still
protruding. Fragments of one pair of sails and tail,mounted on cast-iron
ring which is bolted into timber frame on top of brick tower,remain.
Interior: central vertical pump rod and elements of timber structure remain.
The timbers at the top of the tower are inscribed 'F.L. + M.N. 73', which
when related to documentary evidence suggests a date of 1873. The pump
drained the adjacent clay pipe and discharged water into a ditch several
hundred yards away. Gregory R, East Yorkshire Windmills, 1985.
Listing NGR: SE7526630978
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Source: English Heritage
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