TQ5980 : Davy Down Pumphouse

taken 10 years ago, near to North Stifford, Thurrock, Great Britain

Davy Down Pumphouse
Davy Down Pumphouse
This is the old Pumping Station on Davy Down country park LinkExternal link. The Pump House was Opened in 1927 and housed two large diesel engines to pump water from a borehole about 140 feet deep. One of the engines still remains in what is now the visitor centre. Today the water is pumped by electric pumps that could be housed in something not much bigger than a garden shed!
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TQ5980, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 May, 2007
Category
Pumping station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5924 8008 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.8341N 0:17.5585E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5913 8004
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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