TQ4881 : Crossness Pumping Station - Prince Consort

near to Belvedere, Bexley, Great Britain

Crossness Pumping Station - Prince Consort
Crossness Pumping Station - Prince Consort
One of four large beam engines built in 1865 by James Watt & Co and converyted to triple expansion from 1899. The site was abandoned in 1953 and it took 18 years to convert this engine from a solid block of rust to a thing of beauty.
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2008
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Sunday, 19 October, 2008   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 7 December, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4848 8108 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5488N 0:8.2904E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4848 8108
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