Information for record number MWA1446:
Pump house to E of Ragley Hall Lake

Summary A pump house which supplied water to Ragley Hall during the Imperial period. The pump house was situated 50m east of Ragley Hall Lake.
What Is It?  
Type: Pump House
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Arrow
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 07 55
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Former supply of water to Ragley Hall. Oil engine in small pump house; raised water from Ragley Lake to the Hall. Engine still present although the Hall now has a mains supply.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: The Industrial Archaeology of the Lower Arrow Valley, Warwickshire
Author/originator: Saville G E
Date: 1979
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument LAKE * A large body of water surrounded by land. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument OIL ENGINE * An internal combustion engine powered by the combustion of vapourized oil. back
monument ENGINE * A machine, powered by steam, gas, electricity or other energy source, which produces energy of movement. Use for stationary industrial engines rather than transport use. back
monument PUMP HOUSE * A small pumping station. back

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