This pump has no maker's name but it is similar in design to someof the Joseph Evans and Lee, Howl pumps.
The piston is operated through the lid and there are several examples of this type of pump in Co Wexford.
The outer portion of the spout is designed to be detached easily from the rest of the pump. The reason for this can by seen in the next image which shows a similar Co Wexford pump attached to a large rectangular reservoir. This photo was taken in 1984 and the pump may no longer exist.
The following photo shows a pump of this design in Co Down. The photo was taken in 1982 and shows clearly the Lion mark of Joseph Evans. This pump no longer exists. The pump beside it is a standard cowtail pump supplied by Stevenson & Turner, Belfast. This pump has survived but in a slightly different position and with a new lid.
This wooden-jacketed pump from Timahoe, Co Laois, illustrates why a removable outer section of a spout may be useful.
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