Bratch Pump House, Wombourne

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Date:1980

Description:Built in 1895 as a pumping station for Bilston Water Works, it was officially opened in 1897 and stands next to the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at the Bratch, near Wombourne. It became redundant in 1986 but has since been restored. It contains two triple expansion type steam engines, named 'Victoria' and 'Alexandra'.

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Image courtesy of: Dr Anne Andrews

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