Northamptonshire

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abthorpe, 2014 Abthorpe, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "TURNER 63 DORSET ST FLEET ST".

Manufacturer: George Turner.
abthorpe, 2014

Aldwincle, Northants See separate page.

ashley The pump at Ashley, Northants, has a fancy finial and a heavy-duty handle and fulcrum. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Aston-le-Walls, Northants See separate page.

aynho Aynho, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Flag and roundel.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

Badby, Northants See separate page.

braunston On the canal at Braunston, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Flag and "3IN".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

braybrooke, 2016 Braybrooke, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Probable Flag.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

brigstock A large stone edifice in the grounds of Fermyn Woods Hall, Brigstock, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the telephoto shots, one of which clearly shows a handle at the rear of the structure, and which we're guessing is/was attached to a pumping mechanism. According to English Heritage it was erected in about 1828 "for the Ladies Fitzpatrick" and carrying their initials on the side panels.

Markings: None discernible from a distance - and the pigeon sitting on top of the pump is only taking a breather.

Manufacturer: Unk.
brigstock

brixworth Brixworth, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

canons ashby, 2015 This pump is in the Pump Room at Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Northants. Water was fed via elm pipes (dated to the 1550s) from the nearby Norwell (a spring) and into a vault under the floor. It was then pumped up into a header tank above the Pump Room, from whence it supplied the whole house. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

chacombe, 2016 Chacombe, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Flag and (indistinct) PARAGON.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

Clipston, Northants See separate page.

cottingham, 2017 In a bit of a bad state at Cottingham, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Culworth, Northants See separate page.

deanshanger, 2014 At Puxley, near Deanshanger, Northants. The pump itself is situated in the well, just below water level, and comes complete with an unusually-shaped air vessel. Water is led to the house via an underground pipe. Thanks to Michael Burgess for the photos.

Markings: "E & H ROBERTS LTD DEANSHANGER".

Manufacturer: E & H Roberts of Deanshanger.
deanshanger, 2014

denton This one's in Denton, Northants. Note that the spout is offset from centre - this is to accommodate a hefty plank upon which the handle fulcrum is mounted. There's a story of how some villagers successfully halted the plan to remove the pump back in the 1950s - see http://sites.google.com/site/dentonhistory/buildings (about half way down the page). Thanks to John Hurst for the photo on the left. Thanks also to John Brownridge for a photo of the pump's innards taken during its renovation - he is actively investigating the locations of pumps in the village and has now installed a structure very similar to this pump at Northampton Rd, another former pump location in the village. It's shown on the right - but he stresses that it's only a mock-up.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
denton

Dingley, Northants See separate page.

Duddington, Northants See separate page.

east haddon East Haddon, Northants. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

ecton, 2014 At the children's play area, Sywell Country Park, nr Ecton, Northants. It's set up with permanently running water, although it's a bona fide pump. Thanks to John Hurst for the photographs.

Markings: "NP75".

Manufacturer: It's a modern NP75T, made by Kovoplast. (Included for reference as it's the first example found.)
ecton, 2014

Everdon, Northants See separate page.

Eydon, Northants See separate page.

Farthinghoe, Northants See separate page.

flore Flore, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: A heavily painted-over Paragon trademark.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

fotheringhay If the innards of this pump at Fotheringhay, Northants, are really dated ca 1640, this makes it one of the oldest in the country. Photos supplied by John Hurst and Pete Workman - thanks, both. There's a nearby brass plaque carrying the following inscription: fotheringhay
FOTHERINGHAY VILLAGE PUMP
CIRCA 1640
RESTORED IN 2002
QUEEN ELIZABETH II GOLDEN JUBILEE

FUNDED BY
E.B. (NORTHAMPTONSHIRE) LTD. L.T.C.S.
E.N.C. JUBILEE GRANT SCHEME
AND
PRIVATE DONATIONS
Markings: Some nice decoration on the front panel.

Manufacturer: Unk.

grafton regis A pump with unusual handle mountings at Grafton Regis, Northants. Photo supplied by Michael Burgess - thanks, Michael.

Markings: There's a large raised circular design on the barrel which must have carried the manufacturer's trademark, but its contents are completely unreadable.

Manufacturer: Unk.

great billing The pump at Great Billing, Northants, has been completely boxed in - not even a slot for its (missing) handle! Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Grimscote, Northants See separate page.

harlestone, 2014 Upper Harlestone, nr Harlestone, Northants, with a fancy finial. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. A nearby stone reads: harlestone, 2014
WELL YARD
COTTAGE
GB 1979
Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Harrington, Northants See separate page.

harringworth Harringworth, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

haselbech, 2015 Haselbech, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. An inscription reads: haselbech, 2015
This pump was
Restored by the Residents
of Haselbech to Commemorate
the Silver Jubilee
of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
7th June 1977
Markings: None other visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hellidon Hellidon, Northants. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: HP75, and a possible small "c" on the handle.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Helmdon, Northants See separate page.

hinton-in-the-hedges The rare remains of a wooden pump at Hinton-in-the Hedges, Northants. Photo by Steve Foote - thanks, Steve.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

holdenby, 2016 A smart looking example at Holdenby, Northants. Thanks to Bryan Woolford for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

islip Islip, Northants. Photo by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk, but the counterweight looks like a Lee Howl pattern.

king's cliffe King's Cliffe, Northants. Photo by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

laxton Laxton, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo (left), to Mike Woolford for the one on the near right, showing new concrete foundations in 2015, and to Alan Murray-Rust (far right) showing the completed restoration in 2016. Well done, whoever arranged the project.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.
laxton, 2015 laxton, 2016

little houghton Little Houghton, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Middleton, Northants See separate page.

naseby, 2015 Naseby, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

newnham An amazingly pristine pump at Newnham, Northants, which led us to wonder if it's a replica, made from the original Joseph Evans molds. However, the owner of the molds says that it isn't. Photo supplied by Michael Burgess - thanks, Michael.

Markings: Lion trademark and "Made in England".

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

Pattishall, Northants See separate page.

scaldwell Scaldwell, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John. It carries a plaque noting that "This Community is recorded in the Domesday Book, 1086."

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Southwick, Northants See separate page.

stanwick, 2016 Stanwick, Northants. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: "HP" in a hexagon.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Sulgrave, Northants See separate page.

Thenford, Northants See separate page.

thorpe mandeville, 2014 Thorpe Mandeville, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "3IN".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

towcester A pump salvaged from a walled garden in Towcester, Northants. Thanks to Michael Burgess for the photos.

Markings: Lion on the barrel and " & H ROBERTS DEANSHANGER" [sic] stamped on the wrought iron handle.

Manufacturer: Made by Joseph Evans and probably marketed by E & H Roberts of Deanshanger.
towcester

warmington, 2017 A lift & force pump (with air vessel) feeding a vertical delivery pipe at Warmington, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Nothing visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

weedon lois, 2014 Weedon Lois, Northants. Photo on the left taken on the fly by John Hurst - thanks, John. Mike Woolford returned later for a more leisurely photo - thanks, Mike.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.
weedonlois, 2015

weldon Weldon, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: Flag, "ALL BRITISH MADE" and "2½".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

welford, 2015 Welford, Northants, and a nearby information board gives some history of the pump, including the fact that the 40' well was restored in 1997. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
welford, 2015

wilbarston Wilbarston, Northants. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

winwick, 2015 A modern pump at Winwick, Northants, but on a long-established pump site. Photo supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: "P".

Manufacturer: Puteus of Germany.

yardley gobion The reinstated pump at Yardley Gobion, Northants. Photo supplied by Michael Burgess - thanks, Michael. An inscription reads:
YARDLEY GOBION
MILLENNIUM PROJECT
REPLACEMENT OF
VILLAGE PUMP, WELLHEAD AND SIGNPOST
(ORIGINAL CIRCA 1900-1950)
AND PLANTING OF
21 OAK AND BEECH TREES

GRANT AIDED BY
SOUTH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNCIL
THROUGH THE MILLENNIUM GRANT SCHEME
The pump was originally installed by the Duke of Grafton in 1899, and photos exist from 1902 and of First World War troops marching past the spot.
Markings: None other reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.

yardley hastings Yardley Hastings, Northants. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

yelvertoft The restoration of the pump in Yelvertoft, Northants, involved the preservation of its original ~100 year old solid oak pump top, and the cast iron spout seems to be original too. Photographs supplied by Mike Faherty - thanks, Mike. There's an inscription on the metal cap, recording the parish council's renovation, but by 2013 the spout had gone missing. Thanks to John Gow for these update photos.

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
yelvertoft

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