museums and attractions

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station

Bradley and Craven 1855 steam engine
Bradley and Craven 1855 steam engine
The engine house (steam on the R, diesel on the L
The engine house (steam on the R, diesel on the L
The Ruston 7XHR diesel engine and Gwynnes pump
The Ruston 7XHR diesel engine and Gwynnes pump
Undated watercolour by Boston artist W B Thomas depicting the pumping station.
Undated watercolour by Boston artist W B Thomas depicting the pumping station.
The Scoop Wheel land drainage pump.
The Scoop Wheel land drainage pump.
Boiler by Wm Foster, Lincoln, 1909
Boiler by Wm Foster, Lincoln, 1909

An 1856 beam engine in steam, powering a scoop-wheel land drainage pump, the only one now in steam. Also a 1940 Ruston heavy oil engine and Gwynnes centrifugal pump in action. Parties welcome by appointment.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Operator

Dogdyke Pumping Station Preservation Trust

Address

Bridge Farm off A153, East of Tattershall Bridge Tattershall Lincolnshire LN4 4JG

  • 01522 683 755
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  • View website

Open days

7 May, 4 Jun, 2 Jul, 6 Aug, 3 & 9 Sep, 1 Oct 1330-1630. Evening openings: 19 Jul, 16 Aug (1700-2000). Visit website for more information.

Travel

By Bus: Road Car 5

By Rail: Ruskington / 9.00 miles

1856 Bradley & Craven beam engine in steam, powering a scoop-wheel drainage pump, also a 1940 Ruston and Hornsby oil engine powering a centrifugal pump, and a small museum of drainage artefacts.

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