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Water Pump, in the Fork of the Side Road on the Left, Avening

Description: Water Pump, in the Fork of the Side Road on the Left

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 December 2003
English Heritage Building ID: 1409318

OS Grid Reference: ST8837297875
OS Grid Coordinates: 388372, 197874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6795, -2.1696

Locality: Avening
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8NT

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Listing Text

Village pump or conduit head. Installed 1894 by the Calcutts of Avening Park. Cast-iron. Small fluted column with a spout on the front and a domed top with a finial.
This is one of seven similar pumps in the village of Avening and was fed from a large reservoir at the west end of the village.
An interesting example of Victorian water supply provided by an estate to its tenants.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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