Sutton Poyntz (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
[Thanks to Shawn Shaw for all the photographs, and to John Willows, consultant curator at the Water Supply Museum, for the extra information.]
|Unusual markings on this lead pump at the Water Supply Museum,
Sutton Poyntz, Dorset. The pump came from a garden in Osmington, but no more is
known of its origin. Note the handle, operating rod and wooden bucket valve
also on display, information on which is on a
nearby notice board.
Markings: A curious moon face symbol, two possible wreath motifs, and a date "1823".
|At the Water Supply Museum, Sutton Poyntz, Dorset, this galvanised
pump was salvaged from a scrapyard in the Surrey area.
|A semi-rotary in a dusty corner at the Water Supply Museum, Sutton