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A building over a well housing machinery for raising the water. Often consisting of a DONKEY WHEEL or HORSE GIN.


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Term Note
CONDUIT A pipe or channel for conveying water or other liquids.
PUMP HOUSE A small pumping station.
WATERWORKS Buildings, engineering constructions and machinery, used for the purpose of supplying a town, etc, with water distributed through pipes.
WELL A shaft sunk into the ground to provide a supply of water.
WELL HEAD The structure at the top of a draw well. Linked Data resource