TG4620 : West Somerton Drainage Mill

taken 7 years ago, near to West Somerton, Norfolk, Great Britain

West Somerton Drainage Mill
West Somerton Drainage Mill
A path runs along side this mill but was closed off for flood works, my plans ruined.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
Tower draining pump. 1900 by Dan England. Brick with timber cap. Tapering
3 storey brick tower. Steel door to south in reduced segmental opening. Semi
circular sluice openings to south-west and north-east now blocked with
concrete. One casement to south-west under segmental arch to first floor.
One similar second storey window to north-east. Weatherboarded boat-shaped
cap and petticoat. Fan cradle beams intact. 2 flat-topped dormers in sides
of caps and 2 windows in ends, all later C20. Interior machinery of cast iron
crown spur wheel driving internal turbine pump.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010
Category
Windpump   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 464 202 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.4444N 1:38.8741E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 467 204
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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