Water Newton, Cambs (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better version).
[Thanks to John Hurst for the
|This wooden-boxed pump at Water Newton, Cambs, was heavily
overgrown until revealed after some determined work with a pair of secateurs.
The boxing only extends to three sides of the pump, and a look around the back
shows the simple lead barrel.
Markings: None, except for the date "1974" carved into the front wooden facing - but the pump mechanism is clearly old.
|Water Newton, Cambs.
Markings: Not discernible from a distance..
Manufacturer: The slide rod mechanism is typical of a Climax pump, made by Thomas & Son of Worcester.