In 1971 the village pump was described as having been 'recently unearthed from a heap of rubbish'. It was described as an iron pump about a well, in poor condition and needing a coat of paint and some paving slabs around it. In 1973 a small grant was obtained towards renovation of the site. (1)
The 1st edition 25" OS map marks a well at the site. (2) The 2nd edition depicts a pump, suggesting that the present pump may be of late 19th century date. (3)
Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 13.1, with photos.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet LIV-11.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet LIV-11, 1901.
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FINDERN, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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