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Village Pump and Surrounding Railing, Hunsdon

Description: Village Pump and Surrounding Railing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159972

OS Grid Reference: TL4180414143
OS Grid Coordinates: 541804, 214143
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8079, 0.0555

Location: Drury Lane, Hunsdon, Hertfordshire SG12 8NH

Locality: Hunsdon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG12 8NH

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Listing Text

(east side)
Hunsdon village

7/11 Village Pump
and Surrounding
- Railing


Village pump and railings. Early C19 by 'Turner, Dorset Street,
Fleet Street, London' (pedimented raised plate on base). Cast
iron public pump facing W. About 2 metres high in the form of a
stepped octagonal pier with plinth, moulded base, a lower section
with a heavily modelled animal headed spout with foliate collar,
a taller upper section with lancet sunk panels with sunk
spandrels, a moulded cornice and ogee cap. S-shaped cast iron
handle on S side has oval terminal with projecting horns. Cast
iron railing around contemporary but much reduced in extent.
Fluted uprights and spearheads. A fine architectural public pump
in the Gothic style. At the centre of the village street in the
middle of the Conservation Area.

Listing NGR: TL4180414143

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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