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Jubilee Pump

A Grade II Listed Building in Overton, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9692 / 52°58'9"N

Longitude: -2.9335 / 2°56'0"W

OS Eastings: 337404

OS Northings: 341725

OS Grid: SJ374417

Mapcode National: GBR 78.JV8W

Mapcode Global: WH89C.XM8L

Entry Name: Jubilee Pump

Listing Date: 15 March 1994

Last Amended: 15 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14442

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Set back in a small brick-walled recess immediately adjoining the former Police Station.

County: Wrexham

Community: Overton (Owrtyn)

Community: Overton

Built-Up Area: Overton

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

Pump, dated 1887 and erected to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Exterior

Ashlar. Chamfered and pedimented square section stone column on chamfered plinth, surmounted by ball finial. Pump mechanism in wooden case against rear face, with basin served by small lead spout projecting from the front. Inscribed with initials VR and the date in the front face, and with foliate low-relief in the pediment.

Reasons for Listing

A good example of a pump, surviving in working order.

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