Smallburgh Wayford Bridge west open trestle
drainage pump
River Ant


Drainage Windpumps
Steam Mills

Smallburgh Wayford Bridge west drainage pump was an open trestle pump that stood on the west side of the River Ant. Another similar pump stood on the east side of the river just to the northeast of the Wayford Bridge Hotel thjat closed in 1961.

26th August 1912

26th August 1912
26th August 1912
Stalham pump centre left background and Smallburgh pump on the right

O. S. Map 1905
O. S. Map 1905
Smallburgh west open trestle pump lower centre right and Wayford Bridge tower pump centre left
Courtesy of NLS map images

Norfolk suffered a devasting flood after torrential rainfall during 26th and 27th August 1912.

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