Description: Turf Fen Windpump at Tg 36971888
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
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TG 31 NE
8/10 Turf Fen Windpump at
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
Source: English Heritage
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