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Description: Blackshore Windpump
Date Listed: 29 July 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 281891
OS Grid Reference: TM4909075936
OS Grid Coordinates: 649090, 275936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3249, 1.6540
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TM 47 NE REYDON
4/26 Blackshore Windpump
Drainage windmill, now disused. Circa 1890 by Robert Martin of Beccles.
Slender red brick tower just over 8m. high, with original curb and cap frame;
the cap roof, sails and fantail are missing. The machinery is of cast iron
and is complete except for the plunger pump which was driven by a 3-throw
crankshaft, a similar arrangement to the East Bridge mill, now at the Museum
of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket. An important landscape feature and one of
only 2 remaining drainage mills on the Suffolk coastal marshes, the other
being at Walberswick.
Listing NGR: TM4909075936
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Source: English Heritage
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