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HODs -Draining the Land by Steam and Diesel Power

17 September 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2022

Come and visit Dogdyke Pumping Station, a great example and one of many that could be found in the Fens, keeping the land drained. The site is complete with its engine attendant’s cottage, which now houses a small museum. The steam powered beam engine, built by Bradley and Craven of Wakefield in 1856, will be at work, the last example still operating a scoop-wheel pump by steam in the UK. Also at work will be the 1940 Ruston and Hornsby 7XHR oil engine and Gwynnes centrifugal pump, both built in Lincoln.

Booklet Number: 41b

Region: Tattershall

Address: Tattershall Bridge. Entrance via Bridge Farm, off the A153, east of Tattershall Bridge. LN4 4JG.

Time: Sat 17th 12.30 – 16.30

Booking required:  No

For more events, take a look at our Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days brochure. You can order a hard copy to be sent to you, or download our digital brochure for free.


17 September 2022
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station
Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4JG United Kingdom + Google Map


Refreshments, Parking, Toilets, Dog Friendly
Access information
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking, Disabled Toilet