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HER Number:MDV40534
Name:Village pump, Fore Street, Hemyock.


Public water pump, dated 1902, commemorating the reign of Victoria, the accession of Edward VII and the restoration of peace in South Africa.


Grid Reference:ST 136 132
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHemyock
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEMYOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SW/69
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95720

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PUMP (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))
  • COMMEMORATIVE MONUMENT (XX - 1902 AD to 1902 AD (Throughout))

Full description

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV334028.

Village pump, fore street, hemyock. Public water pump. Dated 1902. An elaborate cast iron pump and well house. The well house is square in section, with pilasters decorated with florets in sunk panels; the main facets with geometric designs and the royal coat of arms. Pump faces west. Inscription of north side commemorating the reign of victoria, the accession of edward vii and the restoration of peace in south africa, dated 1902. The whole surmounted by side finials, and tall central fluted finial placed on 2 open-work platforms supported by barley-sugar balusters. A pretty, gaily painted object, full of fun (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37507.


GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Walls, S., 2010, The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon, 222, Figure6.6; HEM02 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV355902.

One of a number of South African war memorials in East Devon includes Hemyock's memorial pump.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV334028Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #90846 ]
SDV355902Post-Graduate Thesis: Walls, S.. 2010. The Materiality of Remembrance: Twentieth Century War Memorials in Devon. University of Exeter. Digital. 222, Figure6.6; HEM02.
SDV37507Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 3 2014 12:29PM