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Village Pump

A Grade II Listed Building in East Hardwick, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6607 / 53°39'38"N

Longitude: -1.3035 / 1°18'12"W

OS Eastings: 446122

OS Northings: 418471

OS Grid: SE461184

Mapcode National: GBR MVB3.LG

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.Y7FZ

Plus Code: 9C5WMM6W+7H

Entry Name: Village Pump

Listing Date: 6 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342493

Location: East Hardwick, Wakefield, WF8

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: East Hardwick

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: East Hardwick St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

EAST HARDWICK DARRINGTON ROAD
SE41NE
(south side)
7/31 Village Pump
6.2.69
- II
Village pump. Probably C19; restored, and shelter added, in early C20. Pump
of lead and iron with wooden cladding; timber-framed shelter with red tiled
roof. The pump is surrounded by wooden cladding, approx. 1 1/2 metres high, a
drooping lead spout on the north side and an iron handle on the west side;
and there is a sandstone slab beneath the spout, with rounded front and worn
surface. The shelter is rectangular, and open-sided, with 4 timber corner
posts and wavy braces to horizontal beams at the eaves, and a steeply-pitched
hipped roof of fishscale tiles, swept over the eaves, and with cresting to
the short ridge. The sides of the beams have incised decoration and
lettering in Gothic script running round the whole from the north side:-
"0 Ye Wells Bless Ye
The Lord Praise Him
And Magnify Him
For Ever"


Listing NGR: SE4612218471

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