MEMORIAL PUMP AND CANOPY - Nenthead - List Entry

  • Description

    "Memorial pump under ornamental canopy dated 1877. Stands on stepped base of large stone slabs. Cast-iron; cylindrical pump is fluted, c2½ ft high, with bucket rest and lion's head spout. 4 columns with Classical, Egyptian, and Gothic detailing support a ribbed dome with finial. Foundry mark probably GEO. SMITH, SUN FOUNDRY, GLASGOW. Semicircular arch, with cusping, to each side inscribed: ERECTED BY R.W. BAINBRIDGE ESQ OF MIDDLETON HOUSE. Oval plaque above each arch inscribed: IN COMMEMORATION OF A TESTIMONIAL PRESENTED TO HIM & MRS BAINBRIDGE BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE LONDON LEAD CO. & OTHER FRIENDS SEPT. 28TH 1877...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 8 months ago
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