SU4924 : Twyford Waterworks - filter house

taken 3 years ago, near to Twyford, Hampshire, Great Britain

Twyford Waterworks - filter house
Twyford Waterworks - filter house
This building originally contained Haines' patent filters for removing the sludge left over after water softening. These were later scrapped but some similar filters were recovered from Wimborne and have been installed to recreate the correct appearance to this side of the filter house. They are still not quite finished and need final painting. The filters contained a series of perforated thin metal boxes covered by cloth that filtered the water and were occasionally cleaned by back flushing using the valves in front. A filter plate and its underlying manifold are on display and the filters do in fact contain the elements but these can't be seen from floor level.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Machinery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4929 2488 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.2713N 1:17.9178W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4929 2488
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Pumping Station  Museum  Waterworks  Filter 

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