TG4522 : Drainage Channel

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

Drainage Channel
Drainage Channel
A view of the channel leading from the fields to the pump.
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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TG4522, 183 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 July, 2010
Category
Windpump   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 457 221 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.4707N 1:38.3196E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 456 221
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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