Historic Services / Water & sewage
China, bakelite, chrome plate & marble
457 x 254 mm
Upton House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
A historic water system comprising of a China sink, 1 foot 6 inches by 10 inches with two chrome plated taps with bakelite fake bone handles, set in black marble (bakelite?) surround. Put on the mains in 1989, the original estate system still serves the new property. A spring fed lake and pumps serve the new house. Nov '91 cottages put onto the mains but the date of the previous system is unknown. There exists a 1920s sewage system.