Windpumps, Broomfleet Brickworks

A wind-powered pumping mill/wheel in the historic county of Yorkshire, England.

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There were several windpumps at work at the several clay pits at Broomfleet. The 1855 OS map identifies six:

  • SE8645027888
  • SE8657927603
  • SE8664327518
  • SE8660327480
  • SE8678527258
  • SE8699427304

The 1910 OS map identifes five mills:

  • SE8646927853
  • SE8651027801
  • SE8667127539
  • SE8670627389
  • SE8659927342

1953 OS map identifies just two (SE8646927853 and SE8636527757). Some of them appear to be the same, whilst others are either replacements or have been relocated.

Full details

Power source Wind
Mill type
Mill function Pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 12471
Location Broomfleet
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SE 865 275
Latitude/longitude 53.73739924, -0.68902381




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