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Description of Stretham Old Engine 1831

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    Authors & editors

    Hinde, K S G [Author]

    Publisher Stretham Engine Preservation Trust
    Year of publication 2004
    Languages

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    Water supply & management > Irrigation & drainage

    Scope & contentStretham Old Engine was built in 1831 to drain the Fens at Waterbeach Level, Cambridgeshire.

    This booklet introduces the drainage of the Fens and provides a detailed description of the buildings, the steam engine, and the scoopwheel. There is a scale map of the Waterbeach Level with the steam and pumping stations marked. A cross-section of the buildings and wheelhouse, drawn by P G Norman, is also provided.
    KeywordsCambridgeshire, Drainage, pumps & wells, Archaeology & history

    Copies held

    Accession no. 230275

    • Shelf location: I500