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Latitude: 52.5996 / 52°35'58"N
Longitude: -4.0448 / 4°2'41"W
OS Eastings: 261607
OS Northings: 302168
OS Grid: SH616021
Mapcode National: GBR 8T.98RP
Mapcode Global: WH575.VX2F
Entry Name: Water lift pump at Rhyd-yr-onen
Listing Date: 15 August 2000
Last Amended: 15 August 2000
Source ID: 23907
Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage
Location: The pump stands beside the K6 telephone kiosk and post box in the hamlet of Rhyd-yr-onen, opposte Y Barclud, one of a row of 5 small cottages.
Locality: Bryn Crug
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Probably erected later in the C19 when piped water was first introuduced to the village.
Cast iron lift pump, with a 10.16cm (4") diameter pipe with strengthening bands ascending to a widened and fluted top chamber, to which is attached a double curved arm and handle. The discharge pipe, at the head of the ascending pipe, has a scroll-shaped bucket hook. On the side of the chamber, a registration number and the manufacturer's badge on the shaft, surmounted by a lion crest, possibly for Norton Hamar, or the Lion Foundry of Kirkentilloch, Scotland, the manufacturer of the adjoining kiosk. The pump is steadied by two stay bars and a collar, and has been recently painted.
Included as a well-preserved village pump, one of a group of such pumps in the community, an interesting example of a public amenity, unusual in a rural area.
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