Fire Hydrant

This valve, of a free-flow design, would have been sited below ground level.   The cut-away shows the large brass valve with a rubber sealing cap at its base. The drain tap at the bottom was used to drain water out of the hydrant and so prevent fractures during freezing weather.
Object no :
EAMA003n
Collection :
Creator :
Glenfield & Kennedy
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
H 482mm
Materials :
brass
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
NA
Copyright :
East Ayrshire Council
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