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Description: Pump House Approximately 10 Metres North of High Wood Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 165935
OS Grid Reference: TA0674812038
OS Grid Coordinates: 506748, 412038
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5941, -0.3886
MELTON ROSS RACE LANE
TA 01 SE
(west side, off)
6/32 Pump house approximately
10 metres north of High
Well-head pump-house, c1830 for J G S Smith, converted to water tank in
later C19. Yellow-grey brick, slate roof. Octagonal on plan. Tall single
storey. Round-arched recessed panels to each side except west, some panels
with later brick blocking. Blocked segmental-headed opening to north, small
segmental-headed hatches to east and west sides. Vertical cast-iron ribs
bolted to each side. Stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice. Originally
built to house a horse pump above a deep well, it was converted to a water
tank fed by a wind pump in the village over a mile away. The thickened
lower walls are supported by the iron ribs tied by iron bars to a central
pillar. No longer in use for domestic water supply.
Listing NGR: TA0674812038
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Source: English Heritage
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