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

[Thanks to Rob Winthrup for the photos.]

carlisle, 2015 Twelve pumps, all gathered together at the same location in Carlisle, Cumbria. Amazing.

Markings: Flag and "PARAGON".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

carlisle, 2015 At the same location in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Markings: Just a label reading "ENGLISH VILLAGE PUMP".

Manufacturer: Unk.

carlisle, 2015 At the same location in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Markings: A shield with the wording "BAMFORD'S UNIVERSAL PUMP", and the initials "H B & S".

Manufacturer: Bamford's of Uttoxeter.

carlisle, 2015 At the same location in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Markings: "THOMAS & SON WORCESTER" on barrel and "THOMAS & SON" on handle.

Manufacturer: Thomas & Son of Worcester.
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carlisle, 2015 Number 5... six ft high.

Markings: A very indistinct possible "425" or "435" or "445"?

Manufacturer: Unk.

carlisle, 2015 Number 6... a small, ornate pump, with a cast iron handle.

Markings: "70" on the cap.

Manufacturer: Unk, but hints of Chinese origin about it - and there are very similar models in Llangollen, Denbighshire and King's Stag, Dorset.

carlisle, 2015 Number 7... perhaps not a colour scheme orginally offered by Messrs Lee, Howl & Co - but wait until you see the pump in its new setting.

Markings: Flag, "ALL BRITISH MADE" and a number "3".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.
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carlisle, 2015 Number 8... A very smart example of a "Belfast" pattern Irish pump.

Markings: "A CLYDE BALLYMENA". The name "CLYDE" is very obviously raised higher than the rest of the wording, which - a wild guess - might indicate that an A. RANKIN BALLYMENA pump had been used as a pattern.

Manufacturer: Supplied by A. Clyde of Ballymena.
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carlisle, 2015 Number 9... this one stands at 5' 6", and has a rather smart finial.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

carlisle, 2015 Number 10... with some fancy flourishes.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

carlisle, 2015 Number 11... minus its cap.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

carlisle, 2015 Number 12, complete with authentic cast iron trough (and a sightly less authentic magpie perched on its cap).

Markings: "THOMAS & WILKS KIDDR".

Manufacturer: Thomas & Wilks.

carlisle, 2015 And this one has migrated to another Carlisle garden.

Markings: "ALLEN & SON TAUNTON" on the barrel and "CHURCHILL" stamped at the top of the handle.

Manufacturer: C. Allen & Son of Tone Bridge, Taunton.
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