The Town Pump

17 Mar 2003
The Town Pump, Fore Street, Chulmleigh, North Devon, Devon, EX18 7BR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHULMLEIGH FORE STREET, (east side), SS 6814 - 6914 Chulmleigh 7/71 The Town Pump

GV II Town Pump. Early C19 by J. D. Young and Sons of Barnstaple. Cast iron. Tall, octagonal shaft of 2 stages, the top stage slightly reduced in section. Bar stops to the base of the 4 principal facets and pyramid stops to moulded base. Cast iron pump handle on south side. Ogee cap surmounted by late C19 glass lantern with wrought iron brackets, cresting and mythical heads at the corners.

The pump is situated in the middle of Fore Street immediately to the west of the former Kings Arms (q.v.), the glass lantern replacing an elaborate wrought iron name plaque which guided travellers to the inn.

Listing NGR: SS6876014183


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0023 IOE Records taken by Ann Allen; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Ann Allen. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Allen, Ann

Rights Holder: Allen, Ann


Cast Iron, Georgian Water Pump, Victorian Water Supply And Drainage, Pump, Water Supply Site