• Claverton Pumping Station Claverton

    The Claverton Pumping Station is a rare example of the technology of the Late Georgian Regency period Built in 1813 the year Jane Austen published Pride and Prejudice this amazing pump uses the power of the River Avon to lift water up 48ft into the Kennet and Avon Canal above Burning no fuel and making no waste it is the ultimate in environmentally friendly technology.

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  • Claverton Pumping Station Claverton Bath and North East

    Claverton pumping station was designed by John Rennie for the Kennet and Avon Canal Company It was used to pump water between the river Avon and the canal to maintain the water level in the canal It opened in 1813 was closed down in 1952 and restored 1969 75.

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  • Claverton Pumping Station

    I m Pete Dunn chairman and maintenance coordinator of Claverton Pumping Station Adoption Group I feel privileged to work on a 200 year old structure that has such an important place in the story of the Kennet Avon Canal.As a fan of industrial heritage I passionately believe it is important that we keep these structures in good order to pass on to the next generation.

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  • About the pump

    Claverton Pumping Station is a truly unique Grade I listed working waterwheel The enormous 17 foot 5 m diameter 24 foot 7 m wide wheel was constructed in 1813 at the height of the industrial revolution The wheel powers a large beam engine that pumps 50 gallons water ever 2 seconds from the River Avon up 48 foot into the Kennet and Avon

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  • Claverton Pump Station Range

    Claverton Pumping Station was built in 1813 and is a fascinating example of local engineering history and well worth a visit if you are ever in the Bath area The pump was in working order until two years ago and is currently undergoing a major restoration of it s own The Trust aim to have it

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  • Crofton Pumping Station

    Claverton Pumping Station The Claverton pump at the Bath end of the canal uses a 24 foot 7m wide wooden breastshot water wheel powered by the River Avon to drive two lift pumps via Boulton and Watt 18 foot 5m long cast iron beams raising water 48 feet 14.6m into the canal.

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  • Heritage Locations

    2021 9 30 About Claverton Pumping Station The pumping station built by John Rennie at Claverton 4.8 km 3 miles from Bath transfers water from the River Avon to the Kennet and Avon Canal the motive power coming rom the river itself At this point the

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  • Claverton Pumping Station to Bath

    Rome2rio makes travelling from Claverton Pumping Station to Bath easy Rome2rio is a door to door travel information and booking engine helping you get to and from any location in the world Find all the transport options for your trip from Claverton Pumping Station to Bath right here Rome2rio displays up to date schedules route maps

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  • A 200 Year Old Masterwork of Engineering

    The Claverton Pumping Station is a rare surviving example of the technology of the Georgian Regency period The pump started work in 1813 the year Pride and Prejudice was published This amazing pump uses the power of the River Avon to drive a massive waterwheel this then lifts water up 48ft into the Kennet and Avon Canal.

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  • Claverton Pumping Station Gazetteer CanalPlanAC

    2021 10 4 Claverton Pumping Station Claverton Somerset population of 115 The parish was part of the hundred of Hampton Claverton Pumping Station was designed in 1810–13 by John Rennie to lift water from the Warleigh Weir which is created from the bifurcation of the river running to the Claverton Pumping station and the main

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  • Claverton Pumping Station

    Hotels near Claverton Pumping Station 2.57 km The Cedars 3.34 km Brindleys Boutique B B 3.40 km Poplar House 3.47 km Grosvenor Villa 3.63 km Dukes Bath View all hotels near Claverton Pumping Station on Tripadvisor

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  • Claverton Pumping Station to Bath

    Rome2rio makes travelling from Claverton Pumping Station to Bath easy Rome2rio is a door to door travel information and booking engine helping you get to and from any location in the world Find all the transport options for your trip from Claverton Pumping Station to Bath right here Rome2rio displays up to date schedules route maps

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  • Claverton Pumping Station

    2015 12 8 Restaurants near Claverton Pumping Station 2.59 mi Kekolo Coffee 2.26 mi The Bathwick Boatman Riverside Restaurant 2.38 mi Sotto Sotto 2.51 mi LJ Hugs 2.67 mi Comptoir Cuisine View all restaurants near Claverton Pumping Station on Tripadvisor.

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  • Claverton Pumping Station Claverton

    1999 9 13 Claverton Pumping Station Bath is listed at Grade I for the following principal reasons Architectural interest as one of the few early C19 beam pumping stations to function in its original use Claverton is a remarkable survival it is the only working example of a waterwheel driven pumping station on the national canal network and is of

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  • Claverton Pumping Station

    Hotels near Claverton Pumping Station 2.57 km The Cedars 3.34 km Brindleys Boutique B B 3.40 km Poplar House 3.47 km Grosvenor Villa 3.63 km Dukes Bath View all hotels near Claverton Pumping Station on Tripadvisor

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  • Claverton Pumping Station

    2015 12 8 Restaurants near Claverton Pumping Station 2.59 mi Kekolo Coffee 2.26 mi The Bathwick Boatman Riverside Restaurant 2.38 mi Sotto Sotto 2.51 mi LJ Hugs 2.67 mi Comptoir Cuisine View all restaurants near Claverton Pumping Station on Tripadvisor.

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