MSO7723 - Post-medieval pump house south of Yard Farm (Monument)


A pumping house with an undershot wheel is marked on historic mapping.

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Full Description

A 9 feet 7 inches by 8 feet stone and slate structure at one side of leat feading Yard mill with a bypass channel and sluices. Had an undershot wheel with paddles each 20 inches by 8.5 inches. Pump now removed. [1] The pump house is also shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, and the 6 inch map dating from 1932. [2-4]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unassigned: Warren, D. 1 Dec 1977. Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society. Somerset County Council SMR 29 Sep 1986.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) . 1932 6" 48NW.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 975276, Extant 28 May 2022.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Local List Status (Unassessed)
  • National Monuments Record reference: ST 03 NE43
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 975276
  • Somerset SMR PRN (Somerset): 33841



Grid reference Centred ST 0628 3864 (7m by 8m)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Record last edited

May 28 2022 10:10PM


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