Lipscombe & Co. ceramic water filter



Lipscombe & Co. ceramic water filter

Lipscombe & Co. ceramic water filter found in the garden of the Fox & Hounds pub (now a Catholic church) on London Road, Daventry. It was known to have stood on the bar of the pub in 1954. Well-known during the 19th century as makers of water filters and fountains, Lipscombe & Co. exhibited their output at the 1851 Great Exhibition.

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Record number:2021.32
Simple name:water filter
Classification term:work and play
Date:1876 1876
Production information:Lipscombe's were a well known maker of water filters and fountains in the 19th Century exhibiting in the Great Exhibition of 1884, they were aquired by Whittington Pottery, Derbyshire of 1884.