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Water pump

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Lewes Road
Town:Ringmer
Parish:Ringmer
Council:Lewes District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN8
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:On a grassed area, almost opposite the junction with Church Crescent
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:94
Grid reference:D9
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

Commissioned by: W.P. Boxall
Construction period:1852
Installation date:1852
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Ringmer Parish Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Octagonal iron pump with a ‘lion’s tail’ handle, facing north west onto the road. Gothic decoration and ogival cap. To the back of the pump is an upright stone slab that has an inscribed metal plaque.
Inscription:Green metal plaque with raised white letters affixed to upright stone rectangle at the back of the pump:

THIS WELL
WAS SUNK AND PUMP ERECTED BY
W.P. BOXALL ESQ
OF DELVES HOUSE AND PRESENTED
BY HIM FOR THE USE OF THE
INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH
1852
____________

TAKE NOTICE
PERSONS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO OBTAIN
WATER AT THIS PUMP FOR CATTLE

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Classification

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

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Object Parts

Part 1:Pump
     Material:Cast iron, painted green
     Height (cm):165
     Width (cm):40
     Depth (cm):40
Part 2:Upright with inscribed plaque
     Material:Stone & metal
     Height (cm):120
     Width (cm):65
     Depth (cm):9

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     More details:Paintwork peeling off the plaque.
Date of on-site inspection:06/08/2008

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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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