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Pump Casing and Two Troughs, Grassington

Description: Pump Casing and Two Troughs

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324784

OS Grid Reference: SE0025064023
OS Grid Coordinates: 400250, 464023
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0721, -1.9977

Location: Main Street, Grassington, North Yorkshire BD23 5AQ

Locality: Grassington
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 5AQ

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Listing Text

SE 0064-0164
(west side)
8/31 Pump casing
and 2 troughs.
Pump and troughs. Early-mid C19. Cast iron pump, gritstone troughs. Overall
height approximately 1.5 metres. The mechanism completely enclosed in a
chamfered square casing which tapers to an elongated acorn-type finial.
Restored spout on south. The 2 rectangular troughs are approximately 1 and
1.5 metres long and 60 centimetres high with rounded corners. The pump was
moved from a more central position in the square, and troughs placed next
to it in 1973. It originally had 3 troughs and was operated until the
1930's. Locally known as The Fountain. Included for group value. I.
Goldthorpe, One Hundred Things to see on a walk through Grassington, 1988,

Listing NGR: SE0025064023

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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