Weald and Downland Open Air Museum - Buildings - Windpump

Windpump

Westham windpump
Origin
Grid reference SU 8744 1285
Coordinates 50°54′29″N 0°45′29″W / 50.908°N 0.758°W / 50.908; -0.758Coordinates: 50°54′29″N 0°45′29″W / 50.908°N 0.758°W / 50.908; -0.758
Operator(s) Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
Year built Mid nineteenth century
Information
Purpose Pumping water
Type Hollow post mill
Number of sails Four
Type of sails Boarded sails
Winding Windvane
Type of pump Plunger pump

The windpump is a hollow post mill that was built in the mid-nineteenth century. It was originally at Westham, Sussex (grid reference TQ 640 043) and was marked on an 1860 map. The windpump was re-erected at the museum in 1975.

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