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Thames Head Pumping Station

Thames Head Pumping Station

Former Pumping Station at Thames Head on the Thames & Severn Canal
(Photo: 2145 - 1880: Oxfordshire County Council (H.Taunt))

The pumping station buildings have long since been demolished and the site is now occupied by a private residence. In addition, the canal is infilled here.

The driveway to the house now occupies the original canal bed from the site of Thames Head Bridge.

Thames Head Pumping Station

Former Thames Head Pumping Station site from the air
(Photo: 3034 - 2015)

The canal across the site has been infilled and now forms a part of the garden of the property.

Thames Head Pumping Station

Thames Head Pumping Station from Ordnance Survey 6 inch map from 1903
(Photo: 3035 - 1903)

Thames Head Pumping Station

Former line of canal from Thames Head Bridge - view east.
(Photo: 2392 - 09/09/2009)

Thames Head Pumping Station

Driveway entrance near Thames Head Bridge
(Photo: 2588 - 09/09/2009)

Thames Head Pumping Station

Thames Head Pumping Station - probably drawn in the early 19th century
(Photo: 2840)