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Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station

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Beam engine built by Bradley & Craven of Wakefield in 1855 driving a 28ft dia. scoop wheel. In steam on Open Days. Also 1940 Ruston & Hornsby-Gwynnes diesel pumping set also operational. NB Not open at other times except by appointment.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Photos

Full Description

The only known working example of a steam-operated scoop wheel Fen drainage engine. Beam engine built by Bradley & Craven of Wakefield in 1855 driving a 28ft dia. scoop wheel on the banks of the River Witham. In steam on Open Days.

Also 1940 Ruston & Hornsby-Gwynnes diesel pumping set also operational.

Small museum of drainage artifacts.

Teas, toilet and car-parking.

Contact & Location

Operator:Dogdyke Pumping Station Preservation Trust
Address:Bridge Farm
A153
Tattershall
Lincolnshire LN4 4JG
Contacts: 01522 683 755
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View website
Open days:4 May, 1 Jun, 6 Jul, 3 Aug, 7 & 13 Sep, 5 Oct 1330-1630. Evening openings: 16 Jul, 14 Aug (1700-2000)
By Bus:Road Car 5
By Rail: Ruskington / 9.00 miles