Tillingham (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
[My thanks to Roger Jones for all photographs, except where noted.]
|The high level spout on this pump
at Tillingham, Essex, suggests that it might have been used for filling water
carts. Thanks to Bob Taylor for the photo on the right.
|A wooden-boxed lead pump on the
green at Tillingham, Essex.
Markings: Floral embossing on the lead tank.
|Near the Sports Pavilion at Tillingham, Essex. Above the pump is a dedication plaque which reads:|
VICARAGE LANE PARISH PUMP
WAS RENOVATED AND DEDICATED
TO THE MEMORY OF
GWENDOLINE MAY WARD
WHO LOVED THE PEACE AND QUIET OF THIS VILLAGE
Manufacturer: Lee Howl.
|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:|
USE DISCONTINUED 1936
|Markings: none other