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Public Pump 12 Metres North of Rosemary Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8022 / 51°48'7"N

Longitude: 0.0538 / 0°3'13"E

OS Eastings: 541710

OS Northings: 213495

OS Grid: TL417134

Mapcode National: GBR LD1.VVX

Mapcode Global: VHHLZ.WYBV

Entry Name: Public Pump 12 Metres North of Rosemary Cottage

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159925

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/4 Public Pump
12 metres N of
- Rosemary Cottage


Public pump. C19. Cast iron. A complex wayside public pump,
marked 'CLIMAX' in 2 places and '235/15' on upturned pressure
vessel over spout. The pump consists of a tapering vertical
barrel with a horizontal flanged spout on one side with turncock
and spurred spout end. The barrel is topped by a short vertical
iron frame carrying a large fly-wheel, with 5 serpentine spokes,
on the rear side and a large and small toothed gearwheel on the
front. The larger gear has an eccentric connection rod to a
stirrup fixed to a vertical pumprod below. An upper guide to the
rod with a loop to allow the sideways play of the stirrup is
fixed to the front of the barrel. Circular piston cap and bottom
flange to the barrel are bolted to a round-ended iron plate flush
with the paving. Part of a group with Rosemary Cottage and Rose

Listing NGR: TL4171013495

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