Water Pipe and Manhole Cover Albany Road In St Paul’s Conservation Area. History Pipe situated near the chip shop. No one seems positive what it is it is likely to have been a water pipe – perhaps turned on from the metal bit in the pavement and there may have been a canvas pipe from the end to fill a water cart from the days … Continue reading Albany Curios
Two manhole covers, from different times:
This cover is in the road outside 10 Grosvenor Road.
It’s 14 inches / 35cm diameter and must have been fitted between 1874 and 1894 when Brentford Local Board was in existence.
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