Clavering, Essex (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).

clavering This highly unusual pump in Clavering, Essex, is very similar to ones at Elmdon and Hadstock, Essex, and West Wratting, Cambs, and is clearly by the same manufacturer. The theory of operation is explained under the West Wratting entry, but this pump still has its flywheel and weights in place. We've been informed that originally the pump had wooden cladding. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Possibly Charles Lack of Cottenham.
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clavering A nicely-kept example at Mill Lane, in Clavering, Essex. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Obscured by multiple layers of paint, but almost certainly "APPLEBY & CO., PATENTEES, RENISHAW IRON WORKS, DERBYSHIRE".

Manufacturer: Appleby of Renishaw.

clavering The pump on Middle St., Clavering, Essex. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo. It carries a badly weather-worn plate with just a few words which can be made out from the photograph:


Which looks like a warning from the Saffron Walden beaks that anyone damaging the pump would be prosecuted.
 Markings: An obscured plate on one side looks from the photograph as it it might carry the Paragon "Flag" motif.

Manufacturer: Paragon, i.e., latter-day Lee Howl.

clavering At the western end of Clavering, Essex. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

clavering, 2014 A flywheel and crank pump at the Cricketers, on the B1038 near Clavering, Essex. Thanks to Bob Taylor for the photo on the left, and to John Hurst for the one on the right, showing that by 2017 the pump had developed a 20° list.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.
clavering, 2017