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Town Pump

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.326 / 52°19'33"N

Longitude: 1.6794 / 1°40'45"E

OS Eastings: 650813

OS Northings: 276141

OS Grid: TM508761

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.5DX

Mapcode Global: VHM76.2S5R

Plus Code: 9F438MGH+9Q

Entry Name: Town Pump

Listing Date: 22 November 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484827

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Civil Parish: Southwold

Built-Up Area: Southwold

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Town Pump


Water pump. 1873 by George Child for Major J.E. Grubbe, mayor.
Cast-iron. Triangular section. Plinth with embossed crest to
west side with inscription `Defend thy Rights'; east side with
`Erected 1873 / J.E. Grubbe, Mayor'; south side `Pro Bono /
Publico / G.E. Child / Fecit'. Spout in form of a herring.
Tapering upper shaft with cast-iron handle. 3 herrings at apex
support wrought-iron bracket with globe lantern.

Listing NGR: TM5081376141

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