Scotland - Central Belt

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Blackness, Falkirk See separate page.

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At Greenbank Garden (NTS), Clarkston, E. Renfrewshire.

Markings: Not visible in the photo.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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In Levengrove Park, Dumbarton, W. Dunbartonshire. Read more history of this pump and an earlier well on the site.

Markings: Not discernible in the photo.

Manufacturer: Unk.

dunmore A very impressive pump on the green in the beautifully-kept model village of Dunmore, Falkirk, built to house the workers on the 5th Earl of Dunmore's estate. Cast iron panels contain the following inscriptions:
THE SCHOOL AND VILLAGE
OF
DUNMORE
TOGETHER WITH THIS WELL
BUILT BY
CATHERINE HERBERT
COUNTESS OF DUNMORE
WERE COMPLETED
A.D. 1879.
dunmore dunmore "HERE QUENCH YOUR THIRST, AND MARK IN ME
AN EMBLEM OF TRUE CHARITY;
WHO, WHILE MY BOUNTY I BESTOW,
AM NEITHER HEARD NOR SEEN TO FLOW,
REPAID BY FRESH SUPPLIES FROM HEAVEN
FOR EVERY CUP OF WATER GIVEN" 
Markings: On base - Wm. Baily & Sons, 71 Gracechurch Street, London.

Manufacturer: William Baily & Sons, London. 

edinburgh, 2017

edinburgh, 2017
St. Bernard's Well, Edinburgh. The curative waters had been taken here from the 1760s, and in 1789 Lord Gardenstone commissioned the artist Alexander Nasmyth to design the circular temple building that is still there today. The well and grounds were restored in 1885-87 (the pump probably dates from this time), but the well was closed in 1940 and these days it's only opened on certain dates. Thanks to Bill and Helen Welsh for the photos.

Markings: BIBENDO VALEBIS ("By drinking you will be well") carved in the stone, but no decipherable marks on the pump itself.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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Fairlie, North Ayrshire.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

falkirk A newly-installed modern hand pump at the Falkirk Wheel, nr Falkirk. Thanks to David Tole for the photo on the left and to Paul Snelling for the close-up.

Markings: "RICHTER SPIELGERAETE GMBH", "75", and "MADE IN GERMANY".

Manufacturer: Richter Spielgeräte GmbH of Frasdorf, Germany.
falkirk, 2015

kilmahog, 2014 A chain pump at Kilmahog, Stirling. Thanks to John Bolton for the photos.

Markings: "W. DICKIE & SONS LTD EAST KILBRIDE GLASGOW".

Manufacturer: William Dickie & Sons.
kilmahog, 2014

tyninghame, 2015 Tyninghame, East Lothian, complete with metal cup on a chain. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
tyninghame, 2015

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