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Village pumps

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Steyning
Parish:Steyning
Council:Horsham District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:BN44
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Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Next to the Springwells Hotel
Page:130
Grid reference:A3
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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General Information

Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Steyning Parish Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Cast iron pump on a stone base of two steps, with a lower pump below placed above a stone trough.
Inscription:Small metal plaque on south west face of base of large pump:

RESTORED BY THE STEYNING
SOCIETY IN 1970 A.D.

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Classification

Categories:Roadside / Wayside, Functional
Object type1:Fountain
     Object subtype1:Pump
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Base of large pump
     Material:Stone with top slabs
     Height (cm):92
     Width (cm):200
     Depth (cm):89
Part 2:Small pump
     Material:Cast iron
     Height (cm):120
     Width (cm):35
     Depth (cm):22
Part 3:Large pump
     Material:Cast iron
     Height (cm):160
     Width (cm):50
     Depth (cm):20
Part 4:Trough of small pump
     Material:Stone
     Height (cm):40
     Width (cm):56
     Depth (cm):90

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     Condition 2: Biological growth
     Condition 3: Surface spalling, crumbling
     Condition 4: Previous treatments
     More details:Biological growth to top surfaces of base and trough. Both pumps rusted under the black paint and the rust is seeping through in areas. On both bases there is evidence of previous repairs (restored in 1970). The pointing on the large pump base is crumbling.
Date of on-site inspection:11/12/2007

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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