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Turf Fen Windpump at Tg 36971888, Barton Turf

Description: Turf Fen Windpump at Tg 36971888

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224341

OS Grid Reference: TG3696018822
OS Grid Coordinates: 636960, 318822
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7151, 1.5069

Location: Barton Turf, Norfolk NR29 5PH

Locality: Barton Turf
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 5PH

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Listing Text

TG 31 NE
8/10 Turf Fen Windpump at
TG 36971888

- II*

Tower windpump. 1880. Brick with weatherboard cap. 3 storey tapering tower.
Door to east under segmental arch. One segmental window at first floor to
north and south sides. Boat shaped cap with petticoat and fan cradle, the
latter carrying fantail and machinery. All machinery survives including cast
iron windshaft, crown wheel and pit wheel. Pit wheel drives 2 external scoop
wheels through gearing allowing high and low ratios. Unique for double scoop
wheels and gearing. Remains of stocks and sails under restoration.

Listing NGR: TG3696018822

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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