Water mains cover

Description
This cast iron stop-cock cover was placed in a pavement to allow access to domestic water supplies from Exeter City Water. It is thought to have been made by Garton and King’s iron foundry before 1940.
Accession Loan No.
91/2001
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
water mains cover
Simple Name
cover
Full Name
water mains cover, Exeter City Water
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Edwardian (1901-1914); Inter War (1918-1939)
Production Year Low
1877
Production Year High
1940
Family Group

Material
iron
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Archaeology
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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