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Memorial Pump and Canopy

A Grade II Listed Building in Alston Moor, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7879 / 54°47'16"N

Longitude: -2.3414 / 2°20'28"W

OS Eastings: 378145

OS Northings: 543722

OS Grid: NY781437

Mapcode National: GBR DF22.WG

Mapcode Global: WH91X.0XBD

Entry Name: Memorial Pump and Canopy

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73095

Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Alston Moor

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 74 SE ALSTON MOOR A689 NENTHEAD
(north side)

7/35 Memorial pump and
canopy

G.V. II

Memorial pump under ornamental canopy dated 1877. Stands on stepped base of
large stone slabs. Cast-iron; cylindrical pump is fluted, c2½ ft high, with
bucket rest and lion's head spout. 4 columns with Classical, Egyptian, and
Gothic detailing support a ribbed dome with finial. Foundry mark probably GEO.
SMITH, SUN FOUNDRY, GLASGOW. Semicircular arch, with cusping, to each side
inscribed: ERECTED BY R.W. BAINBRIDGE ESQ OF MIDDLETON HOUSE. Oval plaque
above each arch inscribed: IN COMMEMORATION OF A TESTIMONIAL PRESENTED TO HIM &
MRS BAINBRIDGE BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE LONDON LEAD CO. & OTHER FRIENDS SEPT.
28TH 1877. Corner antifixae have obelisk finials; small crocodile to top of
each cap internally. Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, has an identical
memorial canopy with an ornamental fountain instead of a pump.


Listing NGR: NY7814543722

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