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Village pump

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:The Street
Town:South Harting
Parish:Harting
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:GU31
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Outside building
and in:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:In front of the South Harting Church of England Primary School
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:78
Grid reference:A4
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

Construction period:1887
Installation date:1887
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:South Harting Parish Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Faces north-west onto the road. Square stone housing with pyramidal cap with finial. Iron handle and tap with trough below. Inscribed plaques to front and back and also set into the wall behind the pump.
Inscription:White granite plaque set into the face of the pump, carved letters:
+
ERECTED
BY THE
INHABITANTS OF
HARTING
IN MEMORY OF
THE JUBILEE OF
QUEEN VICTORIA
1887

Small bronze plaque affixed to the back of the pump:

THE FRIENDS
OF
MRS. FLORENCE FRISBY
RENEWED THE SEAT
AND
RENOVATED THE PUMP
AS PART OF THE MEMORIAL
TO HER LIFE AND WORK
IN
HARTING
1963

Long, carved stone plaque set into the back wall behind the bench:

IN MEMORY OF MRS FLORENCE FRISBY 1963

Rectangular, carved stone plaque set into the back wall behind the bench:

This Well was sunk and the
Pump erected by the Committee
of the Harting School on the
Property of the School
in the Year 1865

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Classification

Categories:Free Standing, Composite, Commemorative, Functional
Object type1:Fountain
     Object subtype1:Pump
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Pump
     Material:Stone and cast iron
     Height (cm):220
     Width (cm):45
     Depth (cm):45

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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: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     Condition 3: Biological growth
     Condition 4: Previous treatments
     More details:Cracks and old repairs around the handle. The granite plaque at the front of the pump appears to have been damaged by previous biological growth, possibly ivy.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Broken or missing parts
     More details:Tip of conical top broken off
Date of on-site inspection:02/04/2008

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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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