Hampstead Norreys, West
Berks (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better
and crank pump in Church St., just opposite the church. It's securely padlocked
and chained, its operating rod is missing, and it has a large stopcock at the
bottom of a very tall delivery pipe.
Markings: "7/3" on the side of the downpipe.
|This hefty flywheel and triple throw crank pump is further along Church St., alongside the Pang stream near the White Hart. I've not seen one like this before, and assume that each operating rod on the crank goes down to its own separate plunger and working barrel, and somehow the output from all three are combined. The wooden shelter carries a board with the following inscription:|
WAS GIVEN TO
THE PARISH OF
HARRY WEBER ESQ.E