SO9868 : Tardebigge engine house, Birmingham & Worcester Canal

taken 4 months ago, near to Tardebigge, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Tardebigge engine house, Birmingham & Worcester Canal
Tardebigge engine house, Birmingham & Worcester Canal
The engine house was built to top up the Birmingham & Worcester Canal above lock 57, the one below the top lock. It contained a Newcomen-Watt engine, which was used to pump water from Tardebigge reservoir some 15m below and 300m downstream, where there is also a sluice gate LinkExternal link to supply water directly from the reservoir. The pump was last operated in 1914. The engine house is now in residential use.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 988 689 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.1191N 2:1.1328W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 987 689
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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