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Pump well Pump well

Plaque: Pump well

Inscription

The pump well is XIX feet south from this stone and VIII from the surface. Its diameter VII and depth XXVIII feet. Re-open'd and a pump erected Anno Domini MDCCCVII.
Church Wardens: William Holmes, Thomas Harper.

{i.e. The pump well is 19 feet south from this stone and 8 feet from the surface. Its diameter 7 feet and depth 28 feet. Re-erected in 1807.}

St Mary-le-Strand's site says: "The roadway in front of Somerset House . . . Was occupied in the early seventeenth century by a windmill used to pump water."

Site: Pump well (1 memorial)

WC2, Strand, St Mary-le-Strand

There is a plaque under each of the windows on the ground floor. All plaques except the 4th from left are blank.

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Pump well

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Thomas Harper

Church warden in the Aldwych area in 1807.

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William Holmes

Church warden in the Aldwych area in 1807.

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