Windpump, Hornsea Railway Station

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

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The location of the windpump is not shown on OS maps. However there is a photo locating it next to the signal box. According to Roy Gregory (Windmills of Yorkshire, 2009, p.91) the windpump was erected in 1864 to lift water into the header tank to be fed by gravity to the locomotives.

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Power source Wind
Mill type Horizontal windmill
Mill function Pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 12483
Location Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire
Historic county Yorkshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR TA 2065 4749
Latitude/longitude 53.90960000, -0.16480000




  • Gregory, R and Turner, L, Windmills of Yorkshire (Stenlake Publishing Ltd, 2009)


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