Wiltshire

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Aldbourne, Wilts See separate page.

Atworth, Wilts See separate page.

biddestone  biddestone In a nicely-kept shelter at Church Rd., Biddestone, Wilts. Apparently it's similar to three others in the area, all of which were erected by William Henry Poynder of Hartham Park. Since I visited, the badly rusting pump has had a cap and handle fitted and been given a smart coat of black paint. A happy side effect of this has been to make the previously indecipherable maker's name just visible. Thanks to Dave Hunt for the updated photos on the right (2015).

Markings: A very faint "COALBROOKDALE" within a rectangle.


Manufacturer: Coalbrookdale & Co.
biddestone, 2015 biddestone, 2015

broughton gifford, 2016 Broughton Gifford, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Indecipherable number on the spout.

Manufacturer: Unk.

lower castle combe  Castle Combe, Wilts, is two distinct villages - Upper and Lower. The pump on the left is at the picturesque Butter Cross, Lower Castle Combe: a common model, in poor condition, with a padlock and chain but no handle, and a split right down the front of the downpipe. The one on the right is far more interesting, just off the main road at Upper Castle Combe, but this is also a ruin. upper castle combe 
Markings: Lion trademark, and RDNO 47761.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.
Markings: Indistinct words within a shield. A nearby notice carries the dates 1901 and 2000.

Manufacturer: Llewellins & James, Bristol

charlton all saints, 2014 Charlton All Saints, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Faherty for the photo.

Markings: "3IN" and a roundel with the almost obscured "ALL BRITISH MADE".

Manufacturer: Unk, but the markings point to it being a Lee Howl.

chilton foliat, 2016 Chilton Foliat, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: '5H & 3"' on the barrel.

Manufacturer: Unk.

colerne, 2016 This distinctive pump at Colerne, Wilts, has an unusual cap & finial. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: A highly corroded shield.

Manufacturer: Llewellins & James of Bristol.
colerne, 2016 colerne, 2016

crofton A lift and force pump at the Crofton Pumping Station on the Kennet & Avon Canal, Crofton, Wilts. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

devizes In a market at Devizes, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Tovey for the photo.

Markings: None seen.

Manufacturer: Unk.

downton A small pitcher pump perched in mid-air at Downton, Wilts. Photograph supplied by Mike Faherty - thanks, Mike.

Markings: None reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.

easton royal, 2016 Near Easton Royal, Wilts. Note the small drain tap at the base of the pump, probably designed as an anti-frost measure. Note also the horrible crack in the pump, which suggests that it wasn't used effectively! Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "WHATLEY & CO PEWSEY".

Manufacturer: Whatley & Co.
easton royal, 2016

edington, 2014 Edington, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Figheldean,
Wilts
See separate page.

great bedwyn, pre-2014 Great Bedwyn, Wilts. Thanks to Gerry Cork for the photo. By 2014 the pump had disappeared and the land it was on was up for sale for redevelopment.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

great hinton, 2016 Great Hinton, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "3[½?]".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

Grittleton,
Wilts
See separate page.

ham, 2016 A good solid single throw flywheel and crank pump at Ham, Wilts, but no sign of its delivery pipe/spout. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
ham, 2016

hilperton Hilperton, Wilts, with strapped down handle and oversize stopcock. Photograph supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John. A small notice above the pump states:
NOT
DRINKING WATER
Markings: Flag and "All British Made".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl. 

holt There used to be a spa at Holt, Wilts, and these grand stone columns with a modest pump is all that's left - and they've probably been moved from their original location. Elsewhere on the internet it's reported that the curative waters were developed commercially by Lady Lisle, Rev. John Lawes [but see below] and "Henry Eyre, Sworn Purveyor to Her Majesty for all Mineral Waters" from 1715 to 1750, and that the Spa declined in 1815. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos. Above the pump there's an inscription: holt
  SACRED to the Memory of
Lady Lisle & the Revd James Lewis
The persons who patronized this Spring
and rendered it Famous
In the year, 1720.
And on the architrave there's inscribed: "SCIRE POTESTATES AQUARUM USUMQUE BIBENDI " VIRGIL. [Big guess: "Know the potential of water and its use in healing"?]
Markings: None other reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.

horningsham, 2014 Horningsham, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo (the cat intruding on the left would not be moved).

Markings: "S. OWENS & CO ENGINEERS LONDON".

Manufacturer: S. Owens of London.

kilmington, 2015 A single throw flywheel & crank pump at Kilmington, Wilts, fitted with both a stopcock and a delivery pipe. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos. Nearby is a plaque with the wording: kilmington, 2015
 PARISH PUMP
RESTORED 1994
BY R. LAPHAM
D. & A. DAVIES
Markings: None other visible in the photo.

Manufacturer: Unk.

lacock At the Red Lion, Lacock, Wilts, complete with a large air vessel.

Markings: "C. WINN & CO BIRMM".

Manufacturer: Charles Winn & Co of Brimingham.
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Luckington, Wilts See separate page.

lydiard millicent This cracked pump at Lydiard Millicent, Wilts, was rescued by the Parish Council and moved from its original location at the Washpool, some ¾ mile away. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: A somewhat obscured Flag and "PARAGON".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

Marlborough, Wilts See separate page.

mere, 2016 Mere, Wilts. Thanks to Shawn Shaw for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

potterne On the A360, nr Potterne Wick, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos. There's a plaque on the nearby door which reads: potterne
POTTERNE
PARISH COUNCIL
THE GIFT OF
WM STANCOMB, ESQ
BLOUNTS COURT
1898
In medieval times Potterne was part of the manor of Blount's Court, and the name was resurrected in 1809 when the Stancomb family built a house in the vicinity. It is now converted into flats.
Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

purton A small pitcher pump at Purton, Wilts. Photograph supplied by Michael Woolford - thanks, Mike.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Salisbury, Wilts See separate page.

sandyl ane, 2016 Sandy Lane, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photos.

Markings: An almost obliterated Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.
sandy lane, 2016

shaw, 2016 A distinctive model at Shaw, Wilts. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Almost decipherable in the photo.

Manufacturer: It's a Model PB40 made by Pompes Briau of France.

shrewton At Shrewton, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: Flag and roundel.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

steepleashton A very small pump near the churchyard at Steeple Ashton, Wilts - and it works. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "ALL BRITISH MADE".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

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At Stoke Shooting Lodge, Stoke Farthing, Wilts.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

tisbury A pump in private hands undergoing restoration at Tisbury, Wilts. Photograph supplied by Bob Kellock - thanks, Bob.

Markings: "Coalbrookdale & Co." and "3".

Manufacturer: Coalbrookdale.

trowbridge This structure at Upper Studley, Trowbridge, Wilts, dates from 1862 and was presented by the Rev. W. J. Hardman of St. John's, Studley. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo. Above the pump is a shield carrying the inscription: trowbridge
"LET HIM THAT IS ATHIRST
COME, AND WHOSOEVER
WILL LET HIM TAKE
OF THE WATER OF LIFE
FREELY."

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

west lavington, 2015 West Lavington, Wilts. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

willesley Willesley, Wilts. Thanks to Mike Woolford for the photo.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

woodborough, 2015 Woodborough, Wilts. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Yatton Keynell, Wilts See separate page.

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