Monument record 0058301000 - Filter Beds Spinney, Ascott


Late nineteenth and early twentieth century estate sewage works at Ascott House.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded


Type and Period (1)

  • SEWAGE WORKS (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)


Archaeological survey of National Trust land in 1989 at Ascott records the surviving remains of the late 19th century estate sewage treatment works which was in use until the early 1980s. The small treatment house survives along with threee filter or settling tanks, a pump and winding gear connected to two circular tanks. The surviving fittings include installations by Thomas Crapper and by Farmer & Sons of Salford. See report for further information, sketch plan and photos (B6).

Sources (1)

  • <6>SBC8263 Unpublished document: W L Mathews. 1989. NATIONAL TRUST ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY: ASCOTT. pp22,24, plates pp24, 26.


Grid reference SP 89630 22431 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish WING, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jan 28 2010 10:34AM

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