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Pump Adjacent to No 30

A Grade II Listed Building in Headcorn, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1677 / 51°10'3"N

Longitude: 0.6224 / 0°37'20"E

OS Eastings: 583436

OS Northings: 144209

OS Grid: TQ834442

Mapcode National: GBR QTV.N68

Mapcode Global: VHJMV.QXX6

Entry Name: Pump Adjacent to No 30

Listing Date: 21 October 1986

Last Amended: 18 February 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 174315

Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27

County: Kent

District: Maidstone

Civil Parish: Headcorn

Built-Up Area: Headcorn

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

HEADCORN

1776/10/88 HIGH STREET
21-OCT-86 Pump adjacent to No 30

(Formerly listed as:
NORTH STREET
PUMP AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF DAY'S GRE
EN)

II
Late-C19 painted iron water pump.

It has a tapering reeded shaft with ring-moulded base on square plinth, with a ring of water-leaf-inspired decoration towards the centre. The conical cap is ribbed but the handle and spout are plain.

It was moved from the High Street in the later C20 to Day's Green but later returned to the High Street.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
The late-C19 Pump adjacent to No 30 High Street in Headcorn is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Architectural Interest: A good example of a late-C19 water pump that reflects historical use of utilities in this form.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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