Derbyshire

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allestree The pump on Cornhill in Allestree, Derbs, is the best preserved of the many wells and pumps that served Allestree over many years. It was restored in Silver Jubilee Year (1977) by St. Edmund's School PTA, and the area around it very neatly refurbished in 2007. I'm told by Allestree Local Study Group that when it was in use it would routinely be locked at 8pm, and if there was a summer drought the Council would fasten it up with a rope - villagers had sometimes to queue up to 7pm to collect water for the next day. My thanks to Mavis Roadley for the photo and background information.

Markings: "1975" and an inscribed rose motif.

Manufacturer: Unk.

alkmonton Alkmonton, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

ashbourne The pump in Ashbourne, Derbs, moved from its original position in the Market Place. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbs See separate page.


barlow This pump at Barlow, Derbs, is one of three local wells dressed every August during the Barlow Feast. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: "1840".

Manufacturer: Unk.

bolsover Bolsover, Derbs. A panel used to be behind the pump, reading: Click here to
see pic I've

taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
 THIS PUMP WAS ERECTED
IN 2002 BY BOLSOVER
CIVIC SOCIETY

IT HAS BEEN PLACED
ON THE SITE OF THE
ORIGINAL TOWN PUMP
However, that panel is now (2013) missing - we hope only temporarily. The good news is that the old handle has been replaced with a modern (Chinese) one, and the whole thing given a smart new coat of paint. Does this mean that the pump actually works? Must check.
Markings: Probable flag, just visible.

Manufacturer: Probably Lee Howl (except the handle).

brackenfield A small pump in the middle of a large village green at Brackenfield, Derbs. There's a plaque on the trough, which reads: brackenfield
THIS FORMER WORKING WELL
WAS REOPENED TO CELEBRATE
MILLENNIUM 2000
THE WELL SUPPLIED WATER FOR MANY
YEARS BUT FELL INTO DISUSE WHEN
THE MAINS SUPPLY REACHED THIS
PART OF THE VILLAGE
OPENED BY GLADWYN TURBUTT
HIGH SHERIFF OF DERBYSHIRE 1998-99
ON THE 25TH SEPTEMBER 1999
Markings: "RC" and "2".

Manufacturer: Possobly Richardson & Cruddas Ltd, of India.

bradbourne, 2014 Bradbourne, Derbs. Thanks to Jack Street for the photo.
Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

bretby On the green at Bretby, Derbs, this pump and shelter is also a First World War Memorial. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo. A plaque nearby reads:
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN LESLIE HARTSHORNE
WITH FOND MEMORIES FROM WIFE AND CHILDREN
1912 - 1982
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Calke, Derbs See separate page.

castleton Castleton, Derbs. Photo by Bob Stanley - thanks, Bob.

Markings: "B".

Manufacturer: Unk.

chapel-en-le-frith, 2017 At Nanny's Well, Chapel-en-le-Frith, with the warning "This water has not been tested for drinking". Thanks to Arthur Roe for the photo, and the recollection that he drank from the pump 60 years ago. Nearby there's a plaque, reading: chapel-en-lefrith, 2017
Nanny's Well

According to tradition, all medicinal springs are under the
protection of a guardian spirit. This particular well may have
been under the protection of St. Anne or St. Ninnian, names
which became corrupted to 'Nanny's'.

A survey carried out in 1895 reported that the water which
emanates here comes from a spring of considerable depth and
that in some respects the water of this well is of the same
nature as that from the Tunbridge Wells springs.

The land around the well was given to Chapel-en-le-Frith
Parish Council by Mrs. Hannah Timms on 17th August 1904.
Markings: Not visible in the photo.

Manufacturer: Unk.

chesterfield, 2017 The pump at the Market Place in Chesterfield, Derbs, is said to date from 1826, although "John Wesley spoke from 'the town pump' in 1777". Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos. A plaque reads: chesterfield, 2017
"TOWN PUMP"
The town pump was designed by local surveyor
Samuel Rollinson
It was erected in 1853 for the benefit of townsfolk and market traders.
The well was sunk to a depth of about 11 metres.
Water carts carried water from the pump to other
locations within the town.

The pump was sometimes used as a platform for public speaking.
It is now 'listed' as a structure of special architectural and
historic interest, grade II.
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Crich,Derbs See separate page.


Doe Lea, Derbs See separate page.


elmton, 2015 Elmton, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Elton, Derbs See separate page.

findern Findern, Derbs. Thanks to Sandy Scaife for the photo on the left. By 2016 the pump and its surroundings had undergone a very welcome sprucing up, and the pump itself had acquired a new cap - see right.

Markings: A very indistinct Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.
Click here to
see pic I've

taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.

gluttons bridge On a footpath near Gluttons Bridge, Derbs, this pump is identical to one at Borde Hill Gardens, nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Photo by Peter Barr - thanks, Peter.

Markings: Flag and probable "PARAGON".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

great cubley Interesting colour scheme - the village pump set by a planted bank at Great Cubley, Derbs. An entry in English Heritage's Lists of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historic Interest states "the initials HAC suggest it was gift of Henry Arthur Clowes, owner of the Cubley Estate at that time", and also that at the millennium the pump was restored, and a cap added. Photograph supplied by John Bolton - thanks, John.

Markings: "HAC 1902" and "Bamfords Frost Protected Lift Pump".

Manufacturer: J.C.Bamfords, of Uttoxeter.

Great Longstone, Derbs See separate page.


hartington A fine stone edifice in Hartington, Derbs, featuring a lion's head. Apparently in use until 1930. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. Inscriptions are as follows:
E.R.
ERECTED
TO
COMMEMORATE
THE
CORONATION

OF
KING EDWARD VII
1902.
RESTORED TO COMMEMORATE
THE SILVER JUBILEE
OF HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II
1977
 Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hognaston, 2017 Hognaston, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos, and who points out that there must surely be a semi-rotary mounted inside the wooden boxing.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.
hognaston, 2017

ible, 2016 At a farm near Ible, Derbs. Thanks to Jack Street for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

idridgehay, 2017 Idridgehay, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

kniveton Kniveton, Derbs. Photo supplied by Mike Faherty - thanks, Mike. The pump seems to have undergone a full restoration in 2000 according to the commemorative plaque, including replacement valves. Can we assume therefore that it works?

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
kniveton

long lane Long Lane, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

little longstone The small pump at Little Longstone, Derbs, feeds a whole train of troughs. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos. A plaque nearby reads: little longstone
 THE WELLS AND TROUGHS HERE USED TO SUPPLY
THE VILLAGE, PASSING TRAVELLERS AND LIVESTOCK
UNTIL ABOUT 1904, WHEN MAINS WATER
WAS BROUGHT TO THE VILLAGE.

THEY WERE RESTORED IN 1996 JOINTLY BY THE
PEAK PARK AND THE PARISH MEETING AS A
CONSEQUENCE OF LITTLE LONGSTONE BECOMING
A CONSERVATION AREA IN 1995.

THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED
BY MR WALTER ADAMSON - CHAIRMAN
- PARISH MEETING 1981 - 1995.
Markings: None reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Marston Montgomery, Derbs See separate page.


newhaven A chain pump on a farm at Newhaven, Derbs.

Markings: "G. C. Ogle[...] Ripley, Derby".

Manufacturer: G. C. Ogle & Sons Ltd of Ripley.
newhaven

northwood, 2016 A chain pump on a farm at Darley Dale, nr Northwood, Derbs. Thanks to Jack Street for the photos.

Markings: A just discernible "HENRY BAMFORD & SON [XXX] LEIGHTON [WORKS?] UTTOXETER.

Manufacturer: Bamford's of Uttoxeter - see a very similar one in Lodsworth, West Sussex.
northwood, 2016

old dam, 2016 Old Dam, Derbs, with a snapped off handle. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: Flag and roundel.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

over haddon The pump at Over Haddon, Derbs, shows signs of severe damage and subsequent repair. There's a large welded crack along the barrel, and the Pump Cap looks to be non-standard to me. Photo supplied by Peter Barr - thanks, Peter.

Markings: Lion trademark.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

Peak Forest, Derbs See separate page.


Pentrich, Derbs See separate page.


pilsley, 2014 A rare and unusual model at Pilsley, Derbs. Thanks to Robin Cooper for the photograph.

Markings: "HATTERSLEY & DAVIDSON LTD MAKERS SHEFFIELD" and "PATTERN NO [ ]" and "[ ] INCH" on the bulbous tank. "HATTERSLEY & DAVIDSON LTD SHEFFIELD" on the handle.

Manufacturer: Hattersley & Davidson of Sheffield.
pilsley, 2014

Click here to
see pic I've

taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
Roston, Derbs.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Shottlegate, nr Belper, Derbs See separate page.


stanton-by-dale A superb cast iron edifice at Stanton-by-Dale, Derbs, complete with trough and dog bowl, which was expertly repaired relatively recently by a specialist company. Photos supplied by Graham Woodward - thanks, Graham. It carries an inscription marking Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee:
ERECTED
IN LOYAL
COMMEMORATION
OF
THE BENEFICENT
REIGN OF

QUEEN VICTORIA
JUNE 22ND 1897
THE GIFT OF THE
WOMEN OF STANTON
Markings: Coalbrookdale Foundry.

Manufacturer: Coalbrookdale Foundry, Ironbridge, Shropshire.

Stoney Middleton In Stoney Middleton, Derbs. Photograph supplied by Peter Barr - thanks, Peter.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

ticknall Ticknall, Derbs. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

turnditch, 2017 Turnditch, Derbs. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

wessington In Wessington, Derbs. Photograph supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Click here to
see pic I've

taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
West Hallam, Derbs.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

Weston-on-Trent, Derbs See separate page.


Whitwell, Derbs See separate page.


wormhill, 2015 An unusual model at a farm near Wormhill, Derbs, with a square section spout and what seems to be some form of stopcock at the bottom of the barrel. Thanks to Jack Street for the photos.

Markings: "EMPIRE" and a possible part number on the spout.

Manufacturer: Unk.
wormhill, 2015

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