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FORMER PUMP HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF FORMER BASCHURCH RAILWAY STATION

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER PUMP HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF FORMER BASCHURCH RAILWAY STATION

List entry Number: 1055939

Location

FORMER PUMP HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES NORTH WEST OF FORMER BASCHURCH RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Baschurch

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260733

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History

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Details

BASCHURCH C.P. STATION ROAD (south-east SJ 42 SW side)

15/33 Former pump house approx. - 20m north-west of former Baschurch Railway Station GV II Pump house, now disused. Probably 1848 on Shrewsbury to Chester Railway. Regularly coursed and dressed snecked red sandstone rubble with moulded ashlar cornice; pyramidal slate roof with pointed wooden finial. Square plan. Single storey. Segmental-headed doorway with boarded door on south-west side and tall round-arched multi-paned cast-iron window on north- east side. Interior. Inspection not possible at time of resurvey (January 1987) but said to have cast-iron hand-pump with well below. Although probably built in association with the adjacent railway, the structure is said to have been the pump house for the immediately surrounding area and to have provided piped water to the nearby fields. Peter E. Baughan, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 11, North and Mid Wales (1980), pp. 39, 45.

Listing NGR: SJ4294622684

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Baughan, P, 'A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain' in North And Mid Wales, , Vol. 11, (1980), 39 45

National Grid Reference: SJ4294622684

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