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Latitude: 54.7879 / 54°47'16"N
Longitude: -2.3414 / 2°20'28"W
OS Eastings: 378145
OS Northings: 543722
OS Grid: NY781437
Mapcode National: GBR DF22.WG
Mapcode Global: WH91X.0XBD
Plus Code: 9C6VQMQ5+5F
Entry Name: Memorial Pump and Canopy
Listing Date: 14 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144997
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73095
Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9
Civil Parish: Alston Moor
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Alston Moor
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 74 SE ALSTON MOOR A689 NENTHEAD
7/35 Memorial pump and
Memorial pump under ornamental canopy dated 1877. Stands on stepped base of
large stone slabs. Cast-iron; cylindrical pump is fluted, c2½ ft high, with
bucket rest and lion's head spout. 4 columns with Classical, Egyptian, and
Gothic detailing support a ribbed dome with finial. Foundry mark probably GEO.
SMITH, SUN FOUNDRY, GLASGOW. Semicircular arch, with cusping, to each side
inscribed: ERECTED BY R.W. BAINBRIDGE ESQ OF MIDDLETON HOUSE. Oval plaque
above each arch inscribed: IN COMMEMORATION OF A TESTIMONIAL PRESENTED TO HIM &
MRS BAINBRIDGE BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE LONDON LEAD CO. & OTHER FRIENDS SEPT.
28TH 1877. Corner antifixae have obelisk finials; small crocodile to top of
each cap internally. Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham, has an identical
memorial canopy with an ornamental fountain instead of a pump.
Listing NGR: NY7814543722
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