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Claverton Pumping Station

Ferry Lane, Claverton BA2 7BH, England
+44 1225 483001
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Brilliant

Some really nice people volunteer - a chap from Sheffield really explained the magic of water... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
RobininBRISTOL
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Hidden gem near Bath

The pump house is nothing to do with drains (Thankfully) but is the original water wheel driven... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
moleBath
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Bath
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20 Jun 2017
“Brilliant”
26 Apr 2017
“Hidden gem near Bath”
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Ferry Lane, Claverton BA2 7BH, England
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Some really nice people volunteer - a chap from Sheffield really explained the magic of water pumping water. This is an industrial or even pre-industrial piece of cleverness - and the nice thing is you can work out what does what to what etc....

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The pump house is nothing to do with drains (Thankfully) but is the original water wheel driven pump that supplied the Kennet & Avon canal. It has been lovingly restored by a knowledgable gang of volunteers and is open about 1 Saturday a month (see...More

1  Thank moleBath
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

If you are passing by and this is open then it is worth a visit. Not sure of the opening times so check if you are travelling.

1  Thank David T
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Guided tour round old canal pumping station that is in the process of being restored proved very interesting - recommended for those with a mechanical bent

Thank Chrismarmite
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Reviewed 4 December 2011

Was walking along the canal and decided to take a detour to visit. Very interesting to find out about the history of the pumping station and engineering required to keep the canals flowing.

Thank pnireland
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