Tillingham, Essex (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).

[My thanks to Roger Jones for all photographs.]

tillingham The high level spout on this pump at Tillingham, Essex, suggests that it might have been used for filling water carts.

Markings: None.

Manufacturer: Unk.

tillingham A wooden-boxed lead pump on the green at Tillingham, Essex.

Markings: Floral embossing on the lead tank.

Manufacturer: Unk.

tillingham Near the Sports Pavilion at Tillingham, Essex. Above the pump is a dedication plaque which reads:
 1985
VICARAGE LANE PARISH PUMP
WAS RENOVATED AND DEDICATED
TO THE MEMORY OF

GWENDOLINE MAY WARD
WHO LOVED THE PEACE AND QUIET OF THIS VILLAGE
Markings: Flag.

Manufacturer: Lee Howl.

tillingham And this one is nicely looked after, too, at Tillingham, Essex.There's an Essex Heritage Trust plaque nearby, so perhaps they are keeping an eye on it. It has a lead spout with embossing on the tank, a wrought iron bucket hook, and carries a plaque which records its history: tillingham
EST. CIRCA 1894

REBUILT 1920

USE DISCONTINUED 1936

REBUILT 1989
FOR CONSERVATION

REBUILT 2002
FOR CONSERVATION
Markings: none other reported.

Manufacturer: Unk.

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