Wilcote Grange Pump, North Leigh

A water-powered pumping mill/wheel in the historic county of Oxfordshire, England.

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In a decaying state in the 1970s, the pump consisted of a small square stone foundation which contained the pumping wheel fed by an overflow from Ashford Mill mill-stream. The wheel comprised two sets of cast-iron rims, 6 ft 6 inch outside diameter, with 8 spokes, and carrying 24 sheet iron buckets.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Evenlode
Mill function Pumping mill/wheel
Archive ID 5445
Location North Leigh
Historic county Oxfordshire
Country England, United Kingdom
NGR SP 385 160
Latitude/longitude 51.84128300, -1.44258180



  • Anthony Bryan, Mills Research Group Database
  • Foreman, Wilfred, Oxfordshire Mills (Phillimore & Co, 1983)
  • Major, J K, SPAB Mills Section Record Card (1973)


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