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Water Standpost / Fire Hydrant

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanerfyl, Powys

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Latitude: 52.6767 / 52°40'36"N

Longitude: -3.4306 / 3°25'50"W

OS Eastings: 303370

OS Northings: 309741

OS Grid: SJ033097

Mapcode National: GBR 9M.4J09

Mapcode Global: WH79C.8ZMB

Plus Code: 9C4RMHG9+MP

Entry Name: Water Standpost / Fire Hydrant

Listing Date: 20 March 1996

Last Amended: 20 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17939

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Located on pavement close to Lychgate and entrance to Church.

County: Powys

Community: Llanerfyl

Community: Llanerfyl

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Constructed of cast iron in the form of a moulded column on a plain rounded base. A flat plate beneath the base is screwed into the ground. At the top of the column is a disc with rounded sides, surmounted by a dome. The dome has a flat top supporting a rounded pinnacle. One screw tap is attached to the circular disc, and there are 3 sockets at irregular intervals. The spout is located immediately on the underside of the disc on the E side with a large, roughly rectangular iron lacework bucket stand bolted to the base of the column beneath it. The column is fluted, with 6 flutes on the E and W sides and only 1 flute on the N and S sides. No maker’s name could be found on the castings.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its historical value as an unusual example of street furniture in this area. Group value with church and townscape value.

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