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Pump House Approximately 80 Metres East of Scampston Hall and Attached Walls Sunk in Ground on South, Scampston

Description: Pump House Approximately 80 Metres East of Scampston Hall and Attached Walls Sunk in Ground on South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 329392

OS Grid Reference: SE8656575567
OS Grid Coordinates: 486565, 475567
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1686, -0.6755

Location: Scampston, North Yorkshire YO17 8NG

Locality: Scampston
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 8NG

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Listing Text

SE 87 NE
4/52 Pump House approximately
80 metres east of
Scampston Hall and
attached walls sunk in
ground on south side.
Pump house. 1778 on datestone. Orange-red brick in English garden wall
bond on tooled sandstone base; stone coping. Exterior wall of orange-red
brick. Square on plan. Battered east side has low segment-arched opening
and blocked roundel above. South side has segment arch between shaped
abutments over channel running through building. On west side is wide
doorway beneath heavy lintel. Date panel sunk in raised surround on north
side, hidden by ivy. Interior: partly sunken floor forms wheel pit for
undershot wheel. Massive tunnel-vaulted roof. Channel bringing water from
the adjacent lake, together with a sluice, may be seen to south-east.
Water, collected in the small pond on south side was controlled by a sluice
within the pumphouse, from where it was channelled through the building,
flowing out through a tailrace on the north side. Included for industrial-
historic interest.

Listing NGR: SE8656575567

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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