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Village Pump and Canopy

A Grade II Listed Building in Westmill, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9254 / 51°55'31"N

Longitude: -0.0115 / 0°0'41"W

OS Eastings: 536834

OS Northings: 227077

OS Grid: TL368270

Mapcode National: GBR K98.9WQ

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.RV9V

Entry Name: Village Pump and Canopy

Listing Date: 24 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161358

Location: Westmill, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Westmill

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Westmill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Westmill village
TL 3627 WESTMILL HIGH STREET
(north side)

8/7 Village Pump and Canopy

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GV II


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
village green.


Listing NGR: TL3683427077

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