WESTONZOYLAND ENGINE TRUST OLD PUMPING STATION AT NGR ST3396232827

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1174295
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1987
Statutory Address:
WESTONZOYLAND ENGINE TRUST OLD PUMPING STATION AT NGR ST3396232827

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Location

Statutory Address:
WESTONZOYLAND ENGINE TRUST OLD PUMPING STATION AT NGR ST3396232827

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Westonzoyland
National Grid Reference:
ST3396232827

Details

WESTONZOYLAND CP

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Westonzoyland Engine Trust Old Pumping Station at NGR ST3396232827

II*

Former pumping station, now preserved by Westonzoyland Engine Trust. Early C19.

Flemish bond brick, hipped slate roof with wide eaves, double-Roman and pantiled roofs, brick stacks, and a brick chimney. Engine house square on plan, two storeys, futher attached two storey range to south, single storey outshut to east and a range of single storey outbuildings; abutting the engine house a tall plain tapering chimney, square on plan. Engine house with segmental-pointed opening to river frontage, with iron shutter and above a three-light casement with glazing-bars; remainder of windows on other elevations boarded over. Door openings with plank doors.

Inside an Appold steam engine and pump, built by Easton and Amos of Southwark in 1861; raised water from the adjacent levels into the River Parrett; impeller pump suspended above the bottom of a well, driven by bevel gears from the engine suspended over the well.

The adjacent C20 pumping station is not of special interest.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15 April 2019.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
269603
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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