Smallburgh Wayford Bridge west
drainage mill
River Ant

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Smallburgh Wayford Bridge west drainage pump was an open trestle pump that stood on the west side of the River Ant. Another similar pump stood on the east side of the river just to the northeast of the Wayford Bridge Hotel thjat closed in 1961.

26th August 1912

26th August 1912
26th August 1912
Stalham pump centre left background and Smallburgh pump on the right

Norfolk suffered a devasting flood after torrential rainfall during 26th and 27th August 1912.

O. S. Map 1905
O. S. Map 1905
Smallburgh west pump centre left and the east pump lower centre right
Courtesy of NLS map images

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