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The Town Pump, Dorchester

Description: The Town Pump

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 104236

OS Grid Reference: SY6926490714
OS Grid Coordinates: 369264, 90714
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7152, -2.4367

Location: 17 South Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1BQ

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1BQ

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Listing Text

CORNHILL
1.
5191

The Town Pump
SY 6990 7/8 8.5.50.
II
2.
Stands in centre of street at north end. Square stone tapered shaft, crowned with
ball. Shaft has 5 vermiculated projecting stone bands. Square base, round lower base.
At one time town pump. Tablet commemorates its. erection in 1784 on the site of the
Cupola or Market House.


Listing NGR: SY6926390714

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Source: English Heritage

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