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Description: Pump on Verge Approximately 2 Metres West of Goldsands Road
Date Listed: 5 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119278
OS Grid Reference: TQ9637999538
OS Grid Coordinates: 596379, 199538
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6603, 0.8379
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TQ 99 NE SOUTHMINSTER HALL ROAD
8/128 Pump on verge approx. 2
metres west of Goldsands
Village pump. Circa 1832. John Richmond, Engineer. A cast iron obelisk
standing on a base, the tapering sides are panelled with cornice, hipped head
with acorn finial. Moulded inscriptions "Erected by The Governors of The
Charter House, March 1832, and, Richmond and Son Engineers, Chelmsford", to front
panels. Large plain spout to upper front panel with support ties and ring to
centre. Curved handle to upper right panel. Of importance as the only known
identifiable casting of the Richmond Foundry and one of only 2 obelisk
survivors, the other circa 1850 at Ridgewell. "Essex and the Industrial
Revolution. John Booker, E.R.O. 66. 1974."
Listing NGR: TQ9637999538
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Source: English Heritage
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