Categories of Special Interest
Artistic Social Technical
In Use As
1850 - 1890
Cast-iron water pump, erected c.1870, comprising cylindrical shaft with horizontal banding, fluted upper section with cow's tail pumping arm, spout and pointed finial. Enclosed by coursed random limestone wall.
Located on the outskirts of Jamestown, this water pump is well maintained and is a socially significant feature in the village. The banding and fluting on the pump add artistic interest to this functional object. Water pumps are technically and socially significant structures as the played a vital role within the community at a time before homes had running water.