Corfe Castle (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).

All photographs by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

corfe castle In the market place at Corfe Castle, Dorset, this pump has a simply embossed lead tank featuring flower motifs, and carries the town's coat of arms on its wooden boxing.

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
corfe castle The lead pump in East St is essentially identical to the one in the Market Place, although it has lost its handle and has a different brace on the spout. Click here to see the embossed tank and the coat of arms.

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
corfe castle Further along East St., down a little lane, is yet another pump featuring the same design of lead tank - the town must originally have bought a job lot.This pump has a wooden handle, which I suspect is closer to the original design.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
corfe castle This lead pump in West St features a tank embossed with two female figures and a couple of garlands. The counterweight looks as if it's made of lead as well..

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
corfe castle Another lead pump, just off West St., near the entrance to the Model Village. Its tank is very similar to the top three, above, but the flower motif is different. It's also rather dilapidated and minus its handle.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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