Pumps (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better
|An elegant pump in excellent condition in Chipping Campden, Glos, complete with Latin inscription:|
HON. ET REV. L. NOEL
PER SEX ANNOS
ST. JOHN IV. 13.14
the Hon. & Rev. L. Noel
Vicar of this Parish
for 6 years
(Book of John, Chapter IV, Verses 13, 14)
the road from the one above is this other pump, set back in an
further pump in the grounds of King's Hotel.
Campden has numerous little passages off the Hgh St, and at the end of one of
them is this pump. You need to look very closely to make out the
Markings: None visible at this distance.
up Hoo Lane, Chipping Campden.
is in the grounds of a lovely old cottage in the town - my thanks to the owners
for allowing me access. The pump top has a nasty frost crack which has been
repaired at some stage in the distant past with a form of filler (cement?), a
metal strip to hold this poultice in place, and two iron
Markings: A very badly corroded maker's plate which has indecipherable words in exactly the same position as on a typical Appleby plate.
Manufacturer: Appleby of Renishaw, Derbs. (The decorative details of the pump are practically identical with one at Yanworth, Glos.)
Hoo Lane is this lift and force pump with a plank-mounted wheel; the cut off
lead pipe above the outlet valve suggests that it might not be in its original
location. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.