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Thurne Dyke Windpump at Tg 40031591, Thurne

Description: Thurne Dyke Windpump at Tg 40031591

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 227732

OS Grid Reference: TG4005315918
OS Grid Coordinates: 640053, 315918
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6877, 1.5505

Location: Thurne, Norfolk NR29 3BU

Locality: Thurne
Local Authority: Great Yarmouth Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR29 3BU

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Listing Text

TG 41 NW
4/62 Thurne Dyke Windpump
7. 12.62 at TG 40031591
7.5.83 (formerly listed as Drainage
Pump at Thurne Dyke)

- II*

Draining windpump. 1820, restored 1955 by R.D. Morse, 1962 by Thomas Smithdale
and Son, 1975 by Norfolk Windmills Trust. Whitewashed brick with timber
weatherboarded cap. 2 storey tapering circular tower, raised to 3 storeys
mid C19. Segmental-headed doors to east and west. 2 casements to south side.
Boat shaped cap with petticoat, fan cradle and fan stage. 8-vaned fantail
over gallery, striking chain wheel, worm drive and shortened tail pole. Stocks
and sails (but no shutters or spider). Internal machinery intact : windshaft,
brakewheel, wallower, upright shaft, crown wheel, pit wheel, drive shaft to
external turbine enclosed in iron casing.

Listing NGR: TG4005315918

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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