Village Pump

19 Mar 2003
Village Pump, Darrington Road, East Hardwick, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF8 3DP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EAST HARDWICK DARRINGTON ROAD SE41NE (south side) 7/31 Village Pump 6.2.69 - II Village pump. Probably C19; restored, and shelter added, in early C20. Pump of lead and iron with wooden cladding; timber-framed shelter with red tiled roof. The pump is surrounded by wooden cladding, approx. 1 1/2 metres high, a drooping lead spout on the north side and an iron handle on the west side; and there is a sandstone slab beneath the spout, with rounded front and worn surface. The shelter is rectangular, and open-sided, with 4 timber corner posts and wavy braces to horizontal beams at the eaves, and a steeply-pitched hipped roof of fishscale tiles, swept over the eaves, and with cresting to the short ridge. The sides of the beams have incised decoration and lettering in Gothic script running round the whole from the north side:- "0 Ye Wells Bless Ye The Lord Praise Him And Magnify Him For Ever"

Listing NGR: SE4612218471


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1725 IOE Records taken by David Robson; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr David Robson. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Robson, David

Rights Holder: Robson, David


Iron, Lead, Sandstone, Tile, Wood, Georgian Water Pump, Victorian Water Supply And Drainage, Pump, Water Supply Site