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Latitude: 51.1677 / 51°10'3"N
Longitude: 0.6224 / 0°37'20"E
OS Eastings: 583436
OS Northings: 144209
OS Grid: TQ834442
Mapcode National: GBR QTV.N68
Mapcode Global: VHJMV.QXX6
Entry Name: Pump Adjacent to No 30
Listing Date: 21 October 1986
Last Amended: 18 February 2011
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187127
English Heritage Legacy ID: 174315
Location: Headcorn, Maidstone, Kent, TN27
Civil Parish: Headcorn
Built-Up Area: Headcorn
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
1776/10/88 HIGH STREET
21-OCT-86 Pump adjacent to No 30
(Formerly listed as:
PUMP AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF DAY'S GRE
Late-C19 painted iron water pump.
It has a tapering reeded shaft with ring-moulded base on square plinth, with a ring of water-leaf-inspired decoration towards the centre. The conical cap is ribbed but the handle and spout are plain.
It was moved from the High Street in the later C20 to Day's Green but later returned to the High Street.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
The late-C19 Pump adjacent to No 30 High Street in Headcorn is designated at Grade II for the following principal reason:
* Architectural Interest: A good example of a late-C19 water pump that reflects historical use of utilities in this form.
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