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ackworth, 2015 Ackworth, W. Yorks, although originally the pump was at a historic house in Thorne, S. Yorks (See 13. Lockermarsh 17th Century Yeoman Farmer's House.) Thanks to Rod for the photos.

Markings: "APPLEBY & CO PATENTEES" and "RENISHAW IRONWORKS DERBY" on the cap.

Manufacturer: Appleby's.
ackworth, 2015 ackworth, 2015

addingham, 2016 Addingham, West Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

aike Aike, East Yorks. Photo on the left by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: By 2014 the pump had had a makeover and the maker's mark was much easier to read: "J. VILLIERS WELL ENGINEER BEVERLEY".

Manufacturer: J. Villiers of Beverley.

airton A pump on the green at Airton, North Yorks. Pic on left supplied by Mike Tovey and that on the right by Paul Snelling - thanks, both.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
airton

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Aldbrough, E. Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

lucy cross Lucy Cross, near Aldbrough St. John, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

aldwark, 2015 Aldwark, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

appleton wiske Appleton Wiske, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "ALL BRITISH MADE".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

arkendale A wooden-cased lead pump in the village of Arkendale, North Yorks. The spout surround carries the initials "JHN" and the date 1901, and a plaque is inscribed as follows:
ARKENDALE VILLAGE PUMP
Built in 1901, the year of Queen Victoria's
death, by the Lord of the Manor Joseph Henry
Nussey. Last used in the early 1960's when
sewerage and mains water came to Arkendale.
The functioning, cobble lined well is 8.2 metres
deep with 6.7 metres of clear drinking water
fed by a spring. Renovations commenced in
the Millennium and were completed in
Queen Elizabeth's Golden Jubilee in 2002.
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

arncliffe This stone pump on the green at Arncliffe, North Yorks, has lost its handle and spout but part of its internal mechanism survives. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. A subsequent visit in 2013 allowed a peek down into the lead tank, complete with deposited rubbish - see right.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
arncliffe

askham bryan, 2016 Askham Bryan, York. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: "APPLEBY & CO RENISHAW IRONWORKS NR CHESTERFIELD".

Manufacturer: Appleby's.

askrigg Askrigg, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Mike Tovey - thanks, Mike. Installed in 1849 by Leonard Heseltine, an Askrigg mason listed in Pigot's Directory of 1829.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

bainton Bainton, East Yorks. Thanks to Joan Deane for the photo.

Markings: "English Village Pump".

Manufacturer: Not yet traced, but thought to be a replica or re-furbished pump.

barmston By the roadside at Barmston, East Yorks. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

beck hole, 2015 Beck Hole, North Yorks.

Markings: Embossed flower motifs on the lead tank.

Manufacturer: Unk.
beck hole, 2015

beckwithshaw Beckwithshaw, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "HW" ,"1886" and two embossed flower motifs.

Manufacturer: Unk.
beckwithshaw

bedale Bedale, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Bempton, E. Yorks See separate page.


Beningbrough, N. Yorks See separate page.


bessingby, 2016 Bessingby, E. Yorks, lagged but with a broken handle. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: "APPLEBY & CO RENISHAW IRON WORKS NR CHESTERFIELD".

Manufacturer: Appleby's.

Beswick,E. Yorks See separate page.

Beverley, E. Yorks See separate page.

bewholme, 2014 Bewholme, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Bishop Burton, E. Yorks See separate page.

bishop monkton, 2014 Bishop Monkton, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "MB 2002" on the lead tank. The cast iron handle fulcrum carries the name "J [or W?] DICKINSON KNARESBRO".

Manufacturer: Dickinson of Knaresborough.
bishop monkton, 2014

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Outside the village hall at Bolsterstone, South Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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bolton on swale Bolton-on-Swale, N. Yorks. Photos supplied by John Hurst - thanks, John.

Markings: None reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.
bolton on swale

Boroughbridge, N. Yorks See separate page.

Boynton, E. Yorks See separate page.

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Tong, nr Bradford, West Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

braithwell  Big, restored, dual-spouted, wood-cased, wooden-handled pump in Braithwell, South Yorks. Lower spout is lead. Engraved panels, front and back:
BRAITHWELL VILLAGE PUMP
rebuilt by
Doncaster C.V.S. Community Programme Agency
as part of the
Manpower Services Commission
Community Programme.

This plaque unveiled by
The Earl of Scarbrough D.L.
May 1985.
BRAITHWELL PARISH COUNCIL
MAY 1985
COUNCILLORS
Wm VARAH. - CHAIRMAN
J.J.PARKES. A.D.PAWSON.
T.W.SCALES. Mrs.J.MILNES.
CLERK - Mrs. D.M.SWIFT.

TROUGHS PRESENTED
BY
THE EARL OF SCARBROUGH D.L.
& Mr.A.E.GARRISON.
PUMP PRESENTED
BY
Mr. & Mrs.D.APPLEYARD.
Markings: No others found.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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At Stock's Hill, Bramley, West Yorks, with a nearby plaque

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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brantingham A fancy design of pump at Brantingham, East Yorks. It stands on a brick plinth above a well, and you can just make out an inspection door on the downpipe. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

brearton A nicely renovated pump by the roadside nr Brearton, N. Yorks. Photo supplied by Mike Tovey - thanks, Mike. On the right is a photo what it looked like in May 2009, before renovation - well done, somebody!

Markings: The lead tank carries four simple stud embellishments.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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bridge hewick Leaning at an angle at Bridge Hewick, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Mike Tovey - thanks, Mike.

Markings: The lead tank carries the date 1852.

Manufacturer: Unk.

brigham, 2015 Brigham, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Brompton-by-Sawdon,
N. Yorks
See separate page.

Buckton,
E. Yorks
See separate page.

burton fleming This distinctly odd double pump at Burton Fleming, East Yorks, is known locally as "Black Jack". Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos. Both pumps have compound handles intended to be operated from low down, but the two spouts (which have bucket hooks) are far too high up for filling buckets, and too short for the filling of water carts. Were there once swing-out troughs? Are the spouts recent replacements? A bit of an enigma.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
burton fleming

burtonleonard Nicely-restored pump on the green at Burton Leonard, North Yorks. Carries the inscription:
PARISH PUMP
Yorkshire Television Winners 1993
BURTON LEONARD
Markings: "P" in a hexagon.

Manufacturer: Trademark currently used by the Puteus Company of Germany.

buttercrambe, 2015 Buttercrambe, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

butterwick, 2016 Butterwick (the one near Weaverthorpe), North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the 2016 photo on the left. The one on the right shows the pump as it was in 2012.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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carlton miniott This lead pump at Carlton Miniott, North Yorks, is supported by a modern wooden frame and a wrought iron strut up its nose - ouch. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: The tank has some floral embellishments.

Manufacturer: Unk.
carlton miniott

Carnaby, E. Yorks See separate page.

carthorpe Carthorpe, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. There's a plaque affixed to the pump, reading: carthorpe
CARTHORPE VILLAGE
PUMP
RENOVATED TO CELEBRATE
THE MILLENNIUM 2000
Markings: "W. PEARSON BEDALE" on the tank

Manufacturer: W. Pearson of Bedale.

castle bolton On the green at Castle Bolton, North Yorks. The spout carries a nice flourish for a bucket handle. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. An additional photo from Mike Tovey - thanks, Mike - shows a trough slightly downhill from the pump, which we assume was once fed by the pump, before mains water was introduced.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

catterick This pump in Catterick, North Yorks, is in dire need of a bit of TLC. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

cawood The dual-spouted pump at Cawood, North Yorks, shows evidence of it once having had a compound handle, which in turn might suggest that the water source was at a relatively great depth. Thanks to Joan Deane for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: It's a Joseph Evans Standard Deep Well Lift Pump, advertised as being suitable for water sources at a depth of 27ft to 100ft.

Cherry Burton, E. Yorks See separate page.

cleasby A chained-down pump at Cleasby, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo. There's a small plaque nearby which reads:
MILLENNIUM
WELL
2000
Markings: "B" in a hexagon.

Manufacturer: Unk.

church fenton Church Fenton, North Yorks. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

coneysthorpe, 2015 The large pump in the courtyard by the stable block at Castle Howard, Coneysthorpe, North Yorks, carries a lamp. The plinth, which looks like stone but is wood, displays a monogram - possibly two inter-twined Cs.

Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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colsterdale, 2015 A chain pump on a farm near Colsterdale, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

coneythorpe  A pump on the green at Coneythorpe, North Yorks, serving as a handy village sign.

Markings: "G. W. Coates, Plumber, B'Bridge".

Manufacturer: G.W.Coates, of Boroughbridge.

copt hewick Another paint job needed, at Copt Hewick, North Yorks. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo on the left, and who also took an internal shot. Thanks to Mike & Gill Tovey for the photo on the right.

Markings: A plaque carrying the words "Copt Hewick Village Pump Restored A.D. 2000".

Manufacturer: Unk.
copt hewick, 2015

cracoe Cracoe, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: "P".

Manufacturer: Trademark used by Puteus of Germany.

deighton Deighton, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

driffield In Laundry Lane, Driffield, E. Yorks. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

east hardwick Wooden-boxed pump under a fine shelter at East Hardwick, W. Yorks. The lead spout shows signs of a great deal of wear. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

east hauxwell, 2016 East Hauxwell, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Flag.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

east keswick Not a lot to see of this skeletal pump at East Keswick, W. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

east witton Some scant remains within the stone housing of this one at East Witton, N. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

ellerker Pump at Ellerker, E. Yorks, with a wooden handle. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. A brass panel is inscribed:
VILLAGE PUMP

Reinstated on the
original site
to commemorate
the beginning of the
Third Millenium
Markings: None further.

Manufacturer: Unk.

eryholme Eryholme, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: There's a roundel on the barrel but the words are indecipherable.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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This pump at Esholt, West Yorks, being a typical Belfast pattern, is likely to be a latter day replacement.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

everingham, 2016 Everingham, East Yorks - but no sign of a handle. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

feizor Feizor, N. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

Flamborough, E. Yorks See separate page.

folkton Near the church at Folkton, N. Yorks, this one's got an odd handle. Thanks to John Turner for the photos.

Markings: None discernible in the photos.

Manufacturer: Unk.
folkton

Foston-on-the-Wolds, E. Yorks See separate page.

fraisthorpe, 2016 This one at Fraisthorpe, E. Yorks, has a high level spout for water carts and a low level stopcock. It also features an inspection door, just above ground level. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "J. VILLIERS WELL ENGINEER BEVERLEY".

Manufacturer: J. Villiers of Beverley.
fraisthorpe, 2016

ganthorpe No innards left, but evidence that this was once a pump at Ganthorpe, N. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Grassington, N. Yorks See separate page.

great ayton, 2015 The wood-boxed pump with a turned wood finial at Great Ayton, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "GREAT AYTON" carved in the wooden cladding.

Manufacturer: Unk.
great ayton, 2014

Great Barugh, N. Yorks See separate page.

lower crakehall On the railway station at Lower Crakehall, near Great Crakehall, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

great kelk, 2015 Great Kelke, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

greenhill, 2014 Greenhill (Sheffield), South Yorks. Thanks to Jack Street for the photo, who also reports that the pump is cracked in two places.

Markings: There's a maker's name on it, but it's indecipherable in the photo.

Manufacturer: Unk.

guiseley, 2016 Guiseley, West Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: "APPLEBY & CO RENISHAW IRONWORKS NR CHESTERFIELD".

Manufacturer: Appleby's.

hampsthwaite  On the village green at Hampsthwaite, North Yorks, the stone trough under this pump carries the inscription "Donated by Adele and Tony Binns".

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

harrogate A wreck in Harrogate, North Yorks. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
harrogate

helperby This impressive edifice at Helperby, North Yorks, is described as being an artesian well, and is known locally as "The Fountain". However, there's a handle slot in the wooden boxing which strongly hints that there's a pump within. The brass spout is very unusual, and somewhat grotesque. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul - and some interesting historical notes by David Bottomley - thanks, David. Two inscriptions are carved in the stonework: helperby
1837 V . R . I 1897
TO . COMMEMORATE
SIXTY . YEARS . OF . THE . REIGN . OF

QUEEN . VICTORIA
THIS . ARTESIAN . WELL & . BUILDING . WERE . GIVEN
TO . THE . INHABITANTS . OF . HELPERBY . BY
JAMES . COATES

20TH JUNE . 1897
GOD . SAVE . THE . QUEEN
TO COMMEMORATE THE 100TH BIRTHDAY
OF

LADY CELIA HERMIONE
MILNES-COATES
20 MAY 1884 - 20 MAY 1984.
THIS PLAQUE WAS ERECTED BY HELPERBY PARISH COUNCIL.
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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This pump at Heptonstall, West Yorks, is set under an archway dated 1891. It is fitted with an air vessel and a stopcock.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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Hessle, nr High Ackworth, West Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hillam The smart pump at Hillam, North Yorks, has been renovated by the Hillam Historians. Read more about this at http://www.hillam-village.co.uk/index.html.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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Holmfirth, West Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hopperton By the roadside at Hopperton, North Yorks. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: "C. Benson Plumber Knaresbro".

Manufacturer: C. Benson
  
hopperton

hornby On the green at Hornby, N. Yorks, as it was after renovation in 2010. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo on the left. (Photo on right - as it was pre-renovation.)

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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hovingham Hovingham, N. Yorks. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

hunmanby, 2015 Hunmanby, N. Yorks, in Bayley Gardens. The gardens were opened in1967 and renovated/re-opened in 2008.Thanks to John Turner for the photo.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Hutton-le-Hole, N. Yorks See separate page.

kettlewell The pump, gradually falling apart, outside the pub at Kettlewell, N. Yorks, has an unusual fulcrum housing. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Kilham, E. Yorks See separate page.

kirkburn The pump at Kirkburn, East Yorks, has a long arm extending towards the beck, supported by a diagonal strut. Is that a pulley at the end of the arm, and whatever was the purpose of it? There's some interesting background on this pump from a Tibthorpe Parish Council meeting on 16 Jan 1922, when it was proposed to erect the pump for the use of Tibthorpe parishioners. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
kirkburn

kirkbyoverblow Kearby with Netherby, near Kirkby Overblow, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

lastingham, 2015 A rusty wreck at St. Chad's Well, Lastingham, N. Yorks. The other wells in the village do not contain pumps.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
lastingham, 2015 lastingham, 2015

laughton en le morthern  Highly decorative pump in Laughton-en-le-Morthen, South Yorks, situated just outside the church, and next to an old mounting block. The casting is particularly sharp and the pump is clearly modern.

Markings: A discrete "C" on the handle.

Manufacturer: Identical to the Model BSM made by the Jiangyan Fashion Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd., of China and the Czech Company Kovoplast.

ledsham Ledsham, W. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: Flag, obscured roundel which probably reads "All British Made".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

ledston This one's in Ledston, W. Yorks. Its cap is fractured at the usual place, evidently a weak spot in this design. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: "P".

Manufacturer: Trademark used by Puteus.

leeming bar These scant remains were found buried in in-fill on a farm at Leeming Bar, N. Yorks. Photos supplied by Brian Dobson - thanks, Brian.

Markings: "H. Ball, Plumber, Long Eaton.

Manufacturer: H. Ball of Long Eaton, Derbs.
leeming bar

leyburn Minimal remains at Leyburn, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Mike Tovey - thanks, Mike.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

linton Linton, West Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "BAILEY MAKER".

Manufacturer: Unk.
linton

Lockington, E. Yorks See separate page.

londonderry A classy pump at Londonderry, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: Lion and a roundel which reads "B & E BUSHELL YORK".

Manufacturer: B & E BUSHELL were York ironmongers, who must have supplied a Joseph Evans pump.
londonderry

long preston A smart looking single throw flywheel and crank pump at Long Preston, North Yorks. Photo supplied by flipflopnick - thanks, Nick.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

low grantley Low Grantley, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: There's a highly-corroded maker's mark which fits the general outline of the Paragon logo.

Manufacturer: Possibly Lee Howl.

lund A good solid pump at Lund, East Yorks. Photo by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

market weighton, 2016 Market Weighton, E. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: Lion.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans.

middleham Small garden pump with no obvious function (no downpipe) at Middleham, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

middleton on the wolds, 2015 Two pumps at Middleton-on-the-Wolds, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Muston, N. Yorks See separate page.

Myton-on-Swale, N. Yorks See separate page.

newby wiske A nicely-preserved pump with a lead tank at Newby Wiske, North Yorks. Photo by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. Is the pump holding up the hollyhocks or vice versa?

Markings: The tank is embossed with the initials "WER" - or is it "EWR"? - and carries the date 1848. (A William Rutson owned the nearby Newby Wiske Hall 1829-1921.)

Manufacturer: Unk.

newton kyme, 2015 Newton Kyme, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: The lead tank is embossed with "J.B 1830".

Manufacturer: Unk.
newton kyme, 2015

north frodingham, 2015 An unusual style of wooden cladding - and a wooden handle - at North Frodingham, E. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

norton, 2014 A restored pump installed in a garden at Norton, S. Yorks. Thanks to Jack Street for the photo.

Markings: Flag and "PARAGON".

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

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Nunburnholme, East Yorks.

Markings: None discernible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Otley, N. Yorks See separate page.

pontefract The pump in the Market Place at Pontefract, W. Yorks, has a long history. Behind the iron grille you can just make out traces of decoration on the lead tank. The spout is lost and a copper pipe reflects the probable later introduction of a mains water supply. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. Fixed to the wooden casing is a modern plaque which reads: pontefract
There has been a water supply to
Pontefract Market Place since the
reign of Queen Elizabeth 1.
A conduit is first referred to in 1571.
This pump which replaced it was
mentioned in 1765 and may have
been installed when the present
Buttercross was built in 1734
CITY OF WAKEFIELD PLANNING COMMITTEE 1979
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

rawcliffe, 2014 On the green at Rawcliffe, E. Yorks, this tall pump has a compound handle. Thanks to Bob Yeomans for the photos.

Markings: A faded coat of arms painted on the back of the wooden casing.

Manufacturer: Unk.
rawcliffe, 2014

redmire A sturdy stone column in Redmire, North Yorks; the spout's lost, but the handle is still in place. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. An inscription states:
THIS PUMP PILLAR
WAS REBUILT BY
REDMIRE PARISH COUNCIL
1986
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

reeth Two stone edifices at Reeth, N. Yorks, which are listed as pumps but left us wondering. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. Rob Green has now confirmed that they were in full working until at least 1979. They didn't have handles but had a brass taps (now missing) with a press button to control a good strong flow of water. So what provided the water pressure - connection to the water mains or perhaps an artesian well? That's still a mystery, as is the use of the term "Tanks" on the plaque.

Markings: Both structures used to carry identical plaques, but only the one on the left remains. It is inscribed:
reeth
This Water was brought
into the Town and these Tanks
erected by the Munificence of
GEO;ROBINSON, ESQRE

of Richmond,
1868.
---.---
Manufacturer: Unk.

Robin Hood's Bay, N. Yorks See separate page.

Rudston, E. Yorks See separate page.

rufforth This very nice octagonal cast iron pump with trough is in a memorial garden to Halifax bomber crews, at Rufforth, York. A closer look shows that the cap is wooden, and the handle is strapped down by an old bicycle chain. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
rufforth

ruston parva, 2015 In a field at Ruston Parva, E. Yorks, this pump has two outlets, the higher one being suitable for replenishing a water cart. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

sancton, 2016 The pump at the spring in Sancton, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo. The sign nearby, above the spring, reads:
THIS WATER
IS UNFIT FOR
DRINKING
Sancton Parish Council
Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

sandal magna Sandal Magna, W. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. A nearby plaque reads:
SANDAL VILLAGE PUMP
OF 1845
WAS REFURBISHED IN 2001 WITH
THE HELP OF THE WAKEFIELD
SOUTH WARD COUNCILLORS AND
WAKEFIELD HISTORICAL
SOCIETY
The pump also carries a 2002 Wakefield Civic Society Award plaque.
 Markings: None other visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

sawley Wood-boxed pump at Sawley, North Yorks. It was installed in 1909, and remained in use until mains water came along in 1963. The embossed tank looks like a typical lead one, but from the photo the spout - at least - seems to be cast iron. Initial photos supplied by Paul Snelling and the subsequently-added plaque photo by John Hurst - thanks both. The plaque reads: sawley
 THE VILLAGE PUMP
After male parishioners refused
an offer of a piped water supply in
1905 the parish council gave
permission for this hand pump to be
installed in 1909. This was the
principal source of water until
the early 1950s when borehole
water became available. A mains
supply was finally connected in
1963. Some of the women of
Sawley had continued to
carry water in buckets
for 58 years.
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

saxton The pump at Saxton, North Yorks, showing an old lead pump within smart new wooden boxing. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. It also carries an inscription: saxton
PUMP YARD
Restored by
Saxton Womens Institute
1970
Saxton Parish Council
2001
Markings: "H. Wilks Maker Bramham", embossed on the lead tank.

Manufacturer: H. Wilks, of Bramham.

scagglethorpe, 2015 Scagglethorpe, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

sharow Sharow, North Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. A blue plaque nearby states:
SHAROW VILLAGE PUMP
RESTORED BY
PARISH COUNCIL
IN 2002
Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Prob Joseph Evans.

Sheffield, S. Yorks See separate page.

Sherburn, N. Yorks See separate page.

sicklinghall The access hatch on this one at Sicklinghall, N. Yorks, shows that the operating rod (possibly just visible?) is not connected to the handle. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Click here to
see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
A small pump in a garden at Sigglesthorne, East Yorks.

Markings: "HP75".

Manufacturer: Poss Kovoplast, of the Czech Republic.

Skerne, E. Yorks See separate page.

sledmere, 2016 Sledmere, East Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: Just discernible under multiple layers of paint: "PICKERING... VICTORIA FOUNDRY... DRIFFIELD".

Manufacturer: Thomas Pickering & Sons of Driffield. The pump is very similar to ones at Wetwang, E. Yorks, and Weaverthorpe, N. Yorks.
sledmere, 2016

Snape, N. Yorks See separate page.

South Dalton, E. Yorks See separate page.

south duffield A sturdy dual-spouted pump at South Duffield, North Yorks. The compound handle linkage is broken and the lower spout is damaged. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

south stainley Tucked-away pump in tucked-away village of South Stainley, North Yorks.

Markings: "Climax 69-26" on barrel, and possible "70/30" on handle fulcrum.

Manufacturer: Thomas & Son of Worcester.

spofforth Spofforth, North Yorks. Photo by John Hurst - thanks John.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

sprotbrough Sprotbrough, S. Yorks. Thanks to Kev for the photos.

Markings: "RC" and "3".

Manufacturer: Not yet identified, but rumoured to be Dutch in origin.
sprotbrough

staveley A single throw flywheel & crank pump at Staveley, North Yorks. Photos by John Hurst - thanks John - who has also taken a couple of shots of the flywheel and the gearing mechanism.

Markings: None seen.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
At Green Moor Pumphouse, near Stocksbridge, S. Yorks.

Markings: None reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.

stourton Two pumps at Thwaite's Mill, Stourton, West Yorks. Photos by Paul Snelling - thanks Paul. They were used to pump up linseed oil when the mill was producing putty - which explains why they are in such a state - and a notice says that the pump was originally the water pump in the cellar of the house.

Markings: The semi-rotary has "NH" and "British Make", but there's nothing visible on the other one.

Manufacturer: Semi-rotary: Newman Hender of Woodchester, Stroud.

swanland This pump at Swanland, East Yorks, has a drain tap at the bottom of the pump top, just above the tailpiece. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos.

Markings: Flag.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

terrington This wooden-boxed pump at Terrington, N. Yorks, has "2003" engraved on the housing. Thanks to Paul Snelling for the photos.

Markings: The counterweight carries the number "30" [cf Chartham Hatch, Kent, where a very similar counterweight carries the number "50", and one at Blackmore End, Essex, with a "40" on it].

Manufacturer: Unk.

thirn Thirn, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos.

Markings: "W.PEARSON BEDALE" on the lead tank.

Manufacturer: W. Pearson.
thirn

Thirsk, N. Yorks See separate page.

Thorne, S. Yorks See separate page.

thorn holme, 2015 Thornholme, E. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

thornton le dale, 2015 A strange double-spouted arrangement at Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorks.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

thornton-le-street Thornton-le-Street, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photos. It carries a plaque inscribed:
THIS PUMP WAS REFURBISHED BY
THE PARISH COUNCIL
IN THE YEAR 2000.
Markings: None other.

Manufacturer: Unk.

thornton steward The pump at Thornton Steward, North Yorks - typical of many in this part of the country, and it looks as if it's been nicely renovated. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None visible.

Manufacturer: Unk.

Thornton Watlass, N. Yorks See separate page.

thorpe salvin Padlocked pump in the village of Thorpe Salvin, South Yorks.

Markings: a "P" in a hexagonal box.

Manufacturer: Puteus, of Germany.

thrintoft This pump, complete with cast iron trough at Thrintoft, North Yorks, has been looked after in the past but needs a new coat of paint now. Photo by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
Smart new wooden boxing on this pump at Thurgoland, South Yorks.

Markings: Unk.

Manufacturer: Unk.

thwing, 2016 Thwing, East Yorks, minus its cap, handle and operating rod. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Almost certainly by Thomas Pickering of Driffield.

tibthorpe The pump near the crossroads at Tibthorpe, East Yorks.Tibthorpe Parish Council discussed the matter of the pump on 21 March 1939. Thanks to Joan Deane for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

tickhill This wooden-boxed pump is at the Buttercross in Tickhill, South Yorks. In 1897, the Tickhill Parish Magazine reported that the celebrations for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee would include giving "a tea to children and adults, and to erect a new pump and trough in the market-place, to replace the old one". No handle, and the modern boxing has no handle slot. Photos by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul

Markings: The lead tank is embossed with what might be an urn, and the numbers "1" and "8". The stone trough carries the inscription "VR June 20th 1897" - although the "VR" is hard to make out.

Manufacturer: Unk.
tickhill

tickton A dual-spouted pump in Tickton, E. Yorks, minus its handle, and now (see right) with the handle re-instated. The geograph image, far right, shows a nearby information plaque.

Markings: A corroded maker's nameplate.

Manufacturer: Might just be J. Tylor & Sons, London.
tickton Click here to
see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.

Upper Poppleton, York See separate page.

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see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.
Two lead pumps at Norton Conyers, at Wath (the one nr Ripon), North Yorks. The one on the left is by the stable block and is dated 1842, whilst the one on the right is in the walled garden and dated 1826.

Markings: None other reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.
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see pic I've
taken from www.geograph.
org.uk's site.

watton, 2015 Watton, E. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

weaverthorpe, 2016 Weaverthorpe, N. Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None visible in the photo.

Manufacturer: Almost certainly Thomas Pickering & Sons of Driffield, as there are very similar models at Wetwang and Sledmere, E. Yorks.

well Well, North Yorks. Thanks to John Hurst for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

wensley Solid old stone pump at Wensley, N. Yorks. Photo supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

west end, 2015 At a farm near West End, E. Yorks, it looks like there was something of an iron structure/platform around the pump, most of which has been lost. Thanks to Joan Deane for the photo.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

west lutton This strange device is at West Lutton, N. Yorks. The large drum has a square section socket running through it, which used to take a handle on either side. A photo of its innards shows what seems to be the top of the operating rod, but no obvious means of connecting anything to it. How this contraption worked is still a mystery to me. Photos supplied by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: Lion on the Pump Top, and "Fletcher Bros, 1866, Pickering" on the drum.

Manufacturer: Joseph Evans made the Pump Top, and Fletcher Bros the drum.
west lutton

Wetwang,
E. Yorks
See separate page.

whitwell-on-the-hill Whitwell-on-the-Hill, N. Yorks. Photos by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul. It's an unusual design but, on balance, I think it's a pump with its handle missing and not a water pillar.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.
whitwell-on-the-hill

wistow Wistow, N. Yorks, with a missing handle. Photo by Joan Deane - thanks, Joan.

Markings: White roses of York are featured on the casing.

Manufacturer: Unk.

womersley An interesting double-spout pump at Womersley, N. Yorks. It has a compound handle, featuring a 2nd Class lever at the bottom and a 1st Class lever at the top, connected by a linkage - if my (very rusty) mechanical engineering theory is correct. Reportedly it dates from 1842. Photos by Paul Snelling - thanks, Paul.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

York See separate page.

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