Cambs (click on photograph to bring up bigger/better
smart shelter at West Wratting, Cambs, erected in 1903 as a memorial to Queen
Victoria. The pump has a most unusual mechanism, only seen in three other pumps
so far - Clavering, Elmdon and Hadstock, Essex - and which takes a bit of
fathoming out. Photos by John Hurst - thanks, John - who has also come up with
the theory of operation.
Manufacturer: Possibly Charles Lack of Cottenham.
unusual pump - on a farm on the road to Six Mile Bottom - which is almost
identical to one in Kimpton, Hants. Photos by John Hurst - thanks,
Markings: "GODWIN" on the flywheel counterweight. A tag on the top of the pump reads "Pump No 6153, Type X, GPH [blank] Head [blank]".
Manufacturer: Godwin of Quenington, Glos.