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Remains of Sprotbrough Pump Situated to North of Sprotbrough Lock*

A Grade II Listed Building in Sprotbrough and Cusworth, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5099 / 53°30'35"N

Longitude: -1.1863 / 1°11'10"W

OS Eastings: 454063

OS Northings: 401771

OS Grid: SE540017

Mapcode National: GBR NW4V.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHDD7.R19L

Entry Name: Remains of Sprotbrough Pump Situated to North of Sprotbrough Lock*

Listing Date: 11 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334573

Location: Sprotbrough and Cusworth, Doncaster, DN5

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Sprotbrough and Cusworth

Built-Up Area: Sprotbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sprotbrough St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

7/152 SPROTBROUGH SPROTBROUGH LOCK
Remains of Sprotbrough
Pump situated to north
of Sprotbrough Lock


The penultimate sentence of the description should be amended to read:-

Built to pump water approximately 150 feet up to Sprotbrough village to power a
fountain in the grounds of Sprotbrough Hall, Copley, having been inspired by the
fountain at Chatsworth. Later fitted with a 15 feet x 3 feet undershot wheel driving
a 3-throw pump (Falconer, p240).

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SE5OSW SPROTBROUGH SPROTBROUGH LOCK

7/152 Remains of Sprotbrough
Pump situated to north
of Sprotbrough Lock

II

Remains of water pump. C1700 with later alterations. Original installation by
George Sorocold for Sir Godfrey Copley. Ashlar and rubble limestone walling, no
roof structure. Perimeter wall remains of a square sunken chamber with ashlar-lined
wheel pit retaining wheel. shaft but no associated timberwork. Water inlet to west
has angled wing walls and segmental arch. Elongated enclosure at higher level to
north has shaft with crank and flywheel at west end (remains of pump mechanism).
Derelict at time of resurvey. Built to pump water approximately 150 feet up to a
3-throw pump (Falconer, p240).

Falconer, Guide to England's Industrial Heritage, 1980.


Listing NGR: SE5406301771

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