Ipplepen (click on photographs to bring up bigger/better versions).
All photos by John Hurst - thanks, John.
|This impressive cast iron pump at Ipplepen, Devon, is essentially identical to pumps in Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey; Ickenham, Greater London; Esher, Surrey; Cranfield, Beds; Stalbridge, Dorset; and Brasted, Kent. It carries the following inscription:|
21st Feb. 1868
May he rest in peace
|Markings: None other reported.
Manufacturer: It's a "No. 15 Enriched Gothic Pump Case" made by S. Owens & Co., of London.
Devon. At the time this photo was taken in 2011 there was obviously some
building work going on around the pump. We hope that it survived the