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

All photographs supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John

beeby This Grade II Listed Building by the roadside at Beeby, Leics, includes a pump and an unusual pyramidal stone wellhead behind it, dated 1855, with a padlocked iron door. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. It was built at a cost of £50 and was refurbished in 1953. Originally there was a low cast iron railing surrounding the structure but this has been lost. There is an inscription on the stonework, which reads:
In summer’s heat and winter’s cold
One constant temperature I hold;
When brooks, and wells and rivers run dry
I always yield a good supply.
My neighbours say (I’m often told)
I’m more than worth my weight in gold.
And above this is a plaque stating:
 THIS WELL HEAD WAS RESTORED
IN 1953 TO COMMEMORATE THE
CORONATION OF
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Markings: "434" in a roundel on the barrel.

Manufacturer: Unk.

beeby Also at Beeby, Leics.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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