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Leawood Pumphouse

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Steam chest and nameplate
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Pump ram nearing top of stroke

Cromford, Derbyshire.

Leawood Pumphouse was built in 1849 to pump water from the River Derwent into Cromford Canal. The steam pumping engine was made by Graham and Co (of Milton Iron Works) in 1849.

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