Cobham (click on photographs to bring up bigger/better versions).
(All photographs supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.)
|The octagonal pump in The Street, Cobham, Kent, is chained down and has lost its lower spout. Behind it there's a stone inscription:|
WAS ENLARGED AND REBUILT
WITH THE WATERWORKS HERETO BELONGING
AT THE FULL EXPENCE OF THE
RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN STUART
EARL OF DARNLEY
AND GIVEN TO THE PARISHIONERS
HIS COMING OF AGE
APRIL THE 19TH 1848
|A small pump in Cobham,
Kent, old but now converted to a water feature.
Markings: None visible.
|A wood-cased lead pump in Cobham College Quadrangle. Open the wooden door and what do you see? Not a lot. The pump carries a plaque, inscribed as follows:|
was restored to mark the visit of
HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS ROYAL
on 12th. June 1996
JOHN SHAW & VERNON HULL - Presidents