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Beamsley water pump

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Beamsley water pump

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Beamsley water pump

Historical Environment Record No: MYD36654

Parish: Beamsley

OS Grid Reference: SE077524

Dale: Lower Wharfedale

Link to Archaeology Data Service:
http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/collections/blurbs/420.cfm

Description

A cast iron water pump in classical style with a lionís head outlet. There is a stand attached to the base to hold the container being filled. The pump was made by Glenfield and Kennedy Ltd of Kilmarnock in Scotland. They produced this design in the 1870s and 1880s and it was sold all over Britain.

Location

600 metres from Bolton Bridge roundabout, on A59 to Harrogate, take left hand turn into Beamsley Lane. Pump is on roadside in Beamsley village opposite Thatchers Cottage.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Bolton Bridge. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.

Accessibility

Viewable from roadside.


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