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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Archives Collection
Description
The archive includes documents, publications and drawings relating to Herefordshire water supplies since 1856. There is also material documenting the development of water treatment and supply elsewhere in th UK from Medieval times.
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The archive includes documents, publications and drawings relating to Herefordshire water supplies since 1856. There is also material documenting the development of water treatment and supply elsewhere in th UK from Medieval times.
Date range of collection
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Waterworks Museum-Hereford
Lower Pumping Station Broomy Hill Hereford HR4 0LQ
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DOMUS
WM000093 
Website
Email
hwm@marstow.demon.co.uk
Telephone
01432 361 147
Building Information
Grade II. The main building is the original Hereford water pumping station of 1856. Also on site is the reconstructed Leominster pumping station (1869, rebuilt at Hereford 1992).
Collections Overview
The collections relate to the evolution of domestic water collection, treatment and supply in Herefordshire from 1856.
Display Overview
The displays are set out in the two pumping houses around partly original and working machinery.
Star Objects
Triple expansion steam engine and pumps Tangye diesel engine and pumps National gas engine and pumps
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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