Lyme Regis (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
There are more pumps in Lyme Regis than one might imagine, although most are well-hidden and difficult to photograph. Online there's some very detailed background to the local water supplies - see Item 11, "The Water Industry".
|On Silver St., Lyme Regis, Dorset
Markings: Flag and "3IN"
Manufacturer: Lee Howl.
|Off Silver St., Lyme Regis, Dorset.
Markings: Lion and "3IN".
|Lyme Regis, Dorset. A telephoto shot - you can just make out that
it's a pitcher pump.
|Lyme Regis, Dorset - another telephoto shot, and a shadow in
exactly the wrong place.
|There's a house on the sea front which has some very fancy lead
rainwater features - this photo shows only a small section of it. But if you
look closer, what seems at first sight to be a lead rainwater hopper also has a
spout, and furthermore also has what looks very much like a traditional lead
"rat's tail". So is this a pump component which has found a new use, or were
they produced in such a way as to be dual-purpose?
Markings: Some floral decoration - none other.