TG4522 : Large Cogs in Horsey Windpump

taken 7 years ago, near to Horsey, Norfolk, Great Britain

Large Cogs in Horsey Windpump
Large Cogs in Horsey Windpump
The vertical shaft transfers power to the horizontal beam and pump/scoop wheel.
Horsey Windpump
Horsey Windpump is a windpump or drainage windmill in the care of the National Trust in the village of Horsey, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The structure is a grade II* listed building.
The windpump replaced an earlier example in 1911, constructed by Dan England. However it was struck by lightning in 1943 and became unused, replaced by electric pumps. The mill transferred from the Horsey estate to the National Trust in 1948 and first restored in 1961. Before being fully restored by 2004. It is now open to the public in the summer months.
It is said to be haunted after the sad story of the operator being mangled in the machinery during a storm.
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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 457 221 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.4817N 1:38.3117E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 457 221
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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