Ashby Magna (click on photographs to bring up bigger/better versions).

All photographs supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John

ashby magna This Ashby Magna pump could do with the services of a carpenter.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

ashby magna Ashby Magna, Leics.

Markings: It carries a plaque which reads "ENGLISH VILLAGE PUMP".

Manufacturer: Unknown, but the same plaque has been found once or twice on other pumps and, significantly, on old pumps which carry known trademarks from Victorian pump makers. This might suggest that it's a refurbished original.