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placename:- Old Pump House
other name:- Maryport Pumping Station
locality:- Goat
locality:- Cockermouth
parish Cockermouth parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; pumping station
coordinates:- NY11483115
10Km square:- NY13

1Km square NY1131

photograph

Old Pump House -- Goat -- Cockermouth -- Cockermouth -- Cumbria / -- 21.6.2013

hearsay Converted to a dwelling 1974. The pumping station was built 1810. It pumped water from a well to filter beds near Bridekirk, 200 feet higher. There was a beam engine, scrapped 1939, the metal going to the war effort. Its chimney was demolished in 1974.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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