Record Details

NHER Number:10496
Type of record:Building
Name:Swannington village pump


This pump is encased in a wooden column, with carved pilasters at corners, and stands under a thatched roof and on a tiled floor. A plaque details that it was erected in memory of Hastings Parker in 1888 by his wife, to whom there is another plaque dated 1907.


  • The 19th century pump at Swannington  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 1342 1903
Map Sheet:TG11NW

Full description

Encased in wooden column with carved pilasters at corners (to which a later pump has been added at rear), stands under thatched roof with texts round interior, on tiled floor.
Plaque says erected in memory of Hastings Parker in 1888 by his wife (to whom another plaque 1907).
Weathervane on roof.
Photographs in secondary file.
Listed Grade II 1985 (S1).
Seen by E. Rose (NAU), 29 May 1976.

Monument Types

  • PUMP (Post Medieval to Modern - 1888 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 686.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1263198.

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