NS8995 : Devon Colliery pump house

taken 6 years ago, near to Fishcross, Clackmannanshire, Great Britain

Devon Colliery pump house
Devon Colliery pump house
View from the east. The building has a very delicate batter, which gives the feeling of uncorrected perspective.
Devon Colliery pump house
Built in 1865 for water pumping at the Devon Colliery, the main colliery of the Alloa Coal and Iron Co. The engine was a Cornish type beam engine, built in the same year, which is quite a late date for an engine of this type. Only the beam and part of the pump rod survive, the actual engine having been demolished. Surprisingly the building does not have listed status, although it is a Scheduled Monument.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 19 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Building Material (from Tags)
Sandstone 
Date (from Tags)
1865 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8977 9589 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:8.5760N 3:46.5367W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8981 9590
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Other Tags
Scheduled Monument  Former Colliery  Beam Engine  Pumping Engine  Beam Engine House 

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