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Purls Bridge Pumping Station, Counterdrain/Old Bedford River, Purls Bridge

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old tin pumping house by Eddy Edwards
Photo: EE, April 2012
This is situated about yards north of  and drained fenland to the west into the CD/OBR. Of Brick construction..

It may have replaced the old wood and tin station ("Old Mill Drove") further south near Welches Dam.

KSG Hinde says in his 2006 book Fenland Pumping Engines, p54, that this has an Allen-Gwynnes electric pump,

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old tin pumping house by Eddy Edwards
Photo: EE, April 2011
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