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Description: Westonzoyland Engine Trust Old Pumping Station at Ngr St 3395 3283
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269603
OS Grid Reference: ST3395032830
OS Grid Coordinates: 333950, 132830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0910, -2.9445
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In the entry for:
ST 33 SW
4/79 Westonzoyland Engine
Trust Old Pumping
Station at NGR ST 3395
the grade shall be amended to read: II*(star)
4/79 Westonzoyland Engine Trust Old
Pumping Station at NGR ST 3395
Former pumping station, now preserved by Westonzoyland Engine Trust. Early C19. Flemish bond brick, hipped slate roof
with wide eaves, double-Roman and pantiled roofs, brick stacks, and a brick chimney. Engine house square on plan, 2
storeys, futher attached 2 storey range to south, single storey outshut to east and a range of single storey
outbuildings; abutting the engine house a tall plain tapering chimney, square on plan. Engine house with
segmental-pointed opening to river frontage, with iron shutter and above a 3-light casement with glazing-bars;
remainder of windows on other elevations boarded over. Door openings with plank doors. Inside an Appold steam engine
and pump, built by Easton and Amos of Southwark in 1861; raised water from the adjacent levels into the River Parrett;
impeller pump suspended above the bottom of a well, driven by bevel gears from the engine suspended over the well. The
adjacent C20 pumping station is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: ST3395032830
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Source: English Heritage
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