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Water Pump including surrounding revetment walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff

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Latitude: 51.5434 / 51°32'36"N

Longitude: -3.3799 / 3°22'47"W

OS Eastings: 304406

OS Northings: 183627

OS Grid: ST044836

Mapcode National: GBR HN.FYB7

Mapcode Global: VH6DX.CGKN

Plus Code: 9C3RGJVC+93

Entry Name: Water Pump including surrounding revetment walls

Listing Date: 18 August 2000

Last Amended: 18 August 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23955

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

ID on this website: 300023955

Location: On the roadside, the ground revetted to the rear.

County: Rhondda Cynon Taff

Community: Llantrisant

Community: Llantrisant

Built-Up Area: Llantrisant

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Wall Water pump

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Victorian water pump in its original position and restored by the community council in 1993. The pump is one of 3 in the town and is the best preserved.


Cast iron water pump enclosed by rubble stone walls and metal railings. Round-section stem with fluting and rings, above which is a shorter section of wider diameter. This is surmounted by an openwork dome with small round finial. Attached to the NE side, towards the top, is a long narrow curved handle. Fixed to the narrower part of the stem is a curved spout facing S, with a scroll on top of the curve. There is a maker's mark on the E side of the stem, hard to read, but possibly depicting a bear. The pump is mounted on a stone plinth. It is set within high rubble stone walls to the N and W, partly retaining the ground, and a short wall to the S. Steel railings elsewhere with arched gateway to roadside.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a well preserved item of street furniture contributing character to the area.

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