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Pumphouse, Little Cressingham

Description: Pumphouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 221028

OS Grid Reference: TF8696700215
OS Grid Coordinates: 586967, 300215
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5676, 0.7573

Location: Fairstead Lane, Little Cressingham, Norfolk IP25 6NT

Locality: Little Cressingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP25 6NT

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Listing Text

TF 80 SE (north side)

10/31 Pumphouse


Disused pumphouse for raising water to gardens of Clermont Hall. Early C19.
Limewashed brick with some stone dressings. Slate roof. Square in plan.
Single storey. 3-bay facade of a doorway with flanking windows. 2-centred
arches to openings with raised keystones and imposts in stone. 2-light Gothic
frame survives in eastern window. Boarded door. Pyramidal roof. Interior.
Machinery intact with an iron breast shot waterwheel driving a three-throw
pump designed by Joseph Bramah. Listed II* for the rare Bramah pump.

Listing NGR: TF8696700215

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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