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Photographer: © Paul Johnson (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(10th October 2018)
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Rochester - Horse powered pump of Charles Dickens

This horse powered pump was installed by Charles Dickens at Gad's Hill Place, Higham in 1857. It was moved to Rochester in 1973.

A picture of: Rochester ( More pictures of Rochester by Paul Johnson )

NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850 Focal length: 14 mm, Aperture: f 2.8, ISO: 640 Exposure time: 1/160 sec
Date/Time Creation: October 9, 2018, 3:31 pm

ImageID:1208845, Image size: 7014 x 4999 pixels

pumpCharles DickensRochesterKent

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Comment by Edward Lever(12th October 2018)

These Horse-Wheel Pumps were quite common in Victorian times. There is a similar one at Greys Court in Oxfordshire.

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