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Description: Village Pump and Canopy
Date Listed: 24 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 161358
OS Grid Reference: TL3683427077
OS Grid Coordinates: 536834, 227077
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9254, -0.0115
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TL 3627 WESTMILL HIGH STREET
8/7 Village Pump and Canopy
Pump and canopy. About 1900, restored 1975. Cylindrical and
domed oak to pump mechanism with fluted and spurred cast bronze
spout enclosure and acorn finial. Oak hexagonal canopy on 6
posts with shingled roof in 2 stages with carved finial. Arts
and Crafts Style carved decoration to tapering cylindrical casing
with double chamfered base, vertical fluted and moulded sections,
moulded capital and domed top carved with overlapping pointed
leaves. Inscribed around capital 'TRAVERSE THE DESERT AND THEN
YOU CAN TELL WHAT TREASURE EXISTS IN THE COOL DEEP WELL'.
Pentagonal oak posts with curved braces to wall plate and
brackets supporting boarded soffit. Centre piece of picturesque
Listing NGR: TL3683427077
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Source: English Heritage
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