Water pump picture


From pumps in the street to hot and cold running water in every house, the Daventry home has been transformed in the last 100 years. Technology and prosperity have turned what was once for the wealthy few into the norm. People would take their buckets along to the water pump − usually located somewhere central like the market square. It would no doubt have been a good spot for catching up on local news and gossip: today’s office water cooler equivalent.