Charlie Water's

drainage pump

River Bure

July 1973
10th July 1973

Charlie Water's mill at Acle was built on the west bank of the River Bure just to the north of Mill House Farm.
Pumping was via a scoop wheel. The tower base had a set of double doors.

May 1989
May 1989

O. S. Map 1905
O. S. Map 1905
Courtesy of NLS map images

O.S, map 1905: Draining Pump

1973: Tower still in situ but reduced to 2 storeys with double doors, windows and flat roof. Used as a store

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