Ballylesson (click on photographs to bring up bigger/better versions).
[All photographs supplied by Marcus Simms - thanks, Marcus.]
interesting hybrid at Ballylesson, Co. Down! The cap is clearly not original
and I'm told by Marcus and his dad that it's made from an old lamp-post.
Markings: "4" on the barrel.
Manufacturer: They also point out that the bucket hook is very much of the pattern used by J. Warner & Sons, London. A comparison of the counterweight, the acanthus leaves on the spout and other decorations all suggest that it's a Warner's pump.
|Ballylesson, Co. Down. Is this cap an original or not? The whole
topic of caps on these "Belfast" pattern pumps deserves a bit of