NE Scotland

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aberdour, 2017 At Aberdour Castle, Aberdour, Fife. Thanks to Bill Welsh for the photos.

Markings: None visible - the slight hint of some words on the side of the spout is probably just the effect of multiple layers of paint.


Manufacturer: Unk.
aberdour, 2017

auchtermuchty Embedded in a stone wall of a house in Auchtermuchty, Fife. Photo by John Gow - thanks, John.

Markings: None visible.


Manufacturer: Unk.

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A lonely old wreck of a pump in a field at Howe, nr Blackhill, Aberdeenshire.

Markings: Unk.


Manufacturer: Unk.

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An overgrown semi-rotary and bathtub by the roadside at Birness, nr Broomfield, Aberdeenshire.

Markings: Unk.


Manufacturer: Unk.

ceres By the Old Well House, Ceres, Fife. Photo supplied by Norman Smith - thanks, Norman.

Markings: Flag and roundel.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

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Wooden-boxed pump up against a buttress of the church at Dinnet, Aberdeenshire.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

elie A magnificent specimen at Elie, Fife, although blanking plates are fixed over where once the handle and spout would have been. Thanks to John Bolton for the photo.

Markings: "George Smith & Co Sun Foundry Glasgow 1869" on the base.

Manufacturer: George Smith, Sun Foundry, Glasgow, who list this in their catalogue as their "No. 8 Pump and Lamp Combined".

glamis, 2016 A utilitarian model at Glamis Castle, Glamis, Angus. Thanks to Andy Parker for the photo. Nearby is a next generation device - a Glenfield water pillar - which has, in turn, been modified by the addition of a simple tap. Such is progress.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: None.

insch On a croft at Insch, Aberdeenshire. Thanks to Dennis Johnstone for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "All British Made".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

gartly This nicely renovated pump at Gartly, Aberdeenshire, came from Orford, Suffolk, where it originally served the Coastguard Cottages. Thanks to Brian Smith for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "3IN".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

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The old pump which used to supply the shepherd's cottage and bothy at Mainsbank near Kinnell, Angus.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

kinross The owner of this one at Kinross, Perth & Kinross, hopes to bring it back to working condition. Photo supplied by Norman Smith - thanks, Norman.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

letham The pump at Letham, Fife, has a feed to a co-located trough. This feed can be selected by means of a square-headed stopcock, for which a spanner is supplied on a chain. Thanks to Matthew Price for photo.

Markings: "STEEL CUPAR 1861" on the lead tank.


Manufacturer: Charles Steel of Cupar.
letham letham

leysmill Leysmill, Angus. Thanks to Andy Parker for the photo.

Markings: Lion, "Made in England" and "3".


Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

milnathort Milnathort, Perth & Kinross. Photo supplied by Norman Smith - thanks, Norman.

Markings: Lion.


Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

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Ardownie, near Monifieth, Angus.

Markings: Possible Lion.

Manufacturer: Possibly Joseph Evans.

moonzie Moonzie, Fife. Thanks to Matthew Price for the photo.

Markings: "STEEL CUPAR 1868" on the lead tank.

Manufacturer: Charles Steel of Cupar.
moonzie

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Peat Inn, Fife - looks like the spout has been lost.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk, but identical to one at Rosslea, Co. Fermanagh.

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At the Museum of Farming Life, Pitmedden, Aberdeen.

Markings: Possibly a Lion (edge-on).

Manufacturer: Possibly Joseph Evans.

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On the Stravithie Estate, Stravithie, Fife.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

tannadice Tannadice, Angus. Photograph supplied by John Bolton - thanks, John.

Markings: A trademark on the cap reads: "Walter Macfarlane & Co., Saracen Foundry, Glasgow".

Manufacturer: Macfarlane's of Glasgow.

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