Durham

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beamish   A chain pump at the outdoor museum at Beamish, Co. Durham. Nearby is a notice, proclaiming: beamish
YEDDLE PUMP
WATER PRODUCED BY THE ANIMALS
IN THE FOLD WAS DRAINED
TO THIS WELL, THEN PUMPED OUT
TO BE SPREAD ON THE FIELDS. THE
SYSTEM WAS INSTALLED AROUND
1800, THOUGH THE PUMP IN PLACE
IS NEARER 1900.
Markings: "H. Bamford & Sons, Improved Chain Pump, Uttoxeter"; a shield containing a chevron and the letters "H", "B" and "&S"; and "RD NO 17856".

Manufacturer: Bamford's of Uttoxeter.

boldron, 2014 Way off the beaten path near Boldron, Co. Durham. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. You can read a history of the well, which includes some information on a new pump being fitted in 1950 and further repairs made to it in 1960.

Markings: "3"" or "3IN" and possible "CH" near the top of the barrel.

Manufacturer: Unk.
boldron, 2014

cotherstone This one at Cotherstone, Co. Durham, works, and there's a modern sign next to it warning that it's not drinking water. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John. It carries a notice:
 THE RESTORATION OF THIS
VILLAGE PUMP WAS CARRIED OUT BY
COTHERSTONE PARISH COUNCIL
IN 2009,
FUNDED BY A LEGACY FROM
MRS ALMA MORAN.
Read the story of its renovation in 2009 - well done David Rabbitts, Cotherstone Parish Council and craftsman Peter Wilkinson of Barnard Castle!
Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Durham, Co, Durham See separate page.

greta bridge In a bad state at Greta Bridge, Co. Durham. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Various indistinct markings on barrel, including a "3".

Manufacturer: Unk.

langton A dilapidated and well-hidden lead pump at Langton, Co. Durham. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Romaldkirk, Co. Durham See separate page.

sedgefield On the green at Sedgefield, Co. Durham. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

whorlton On the green in Whorlton, Co. Durham. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

witton-le-wear, 2014 Witton-le-Wear, Co. Durham. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: It carries a label "ENGLISH VILLAGE PUMP".

Manufacturer: Not yet identified, but suspected to be a re-furbishment.

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