Monument record RBK 002 - Pump House

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Pump House in centre of village, dating to circa 1600. Scheduled Monument.


Grid reference Centred TL 892 616 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL86SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Pump House in Centre of Village. Scheduled Monument.
Small octagonal brick building in centre of houses that form the village on the Rushbrooke Estate. Rushbrooke Hall, now a ruin, dates from circa 1550. The Pump House may be circa 1600. Seven sides have blank recesses with pointed heads - door in 8th. Roof formed by corballing out, finial on top. Listed Grade II building (S1).
Pump House was originally in the centre of Rushbrooke Green (see RBK 013).
1991: Well protected by Pump House, brick structure of curious design, good condition. Pump itself of little interest.
1998: Recommended for retaining scheduled status (S2).
Compare LMD 041.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <M1> (No record type): SAM file:.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Department of the Environment. Scheduling information.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: English Heritage. MPP Site Assessment Report, id 1049, December 1998.
  • <S3> Index: DoE. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Thingoe RD 1951 56.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 12:26PM

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