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The American Fountain

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Address: Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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American Fountain

Viewed this fountain by the market on the way to the river and farm.. Beautifully built and worth looking into on the way.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jay G
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Viewed this fountain by the market on the way to the river and farm.. Beautifully built and worth looking into on the way.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is situated in the north end of town and we were very lucky as both days were market days when we were there. Friday for food and Saturday for antiques. The monument is made of sandstone and has really stood the test of time.

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Thank pars0ns_n0se
Burton Latimer, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

lovely clock tower sometimes the clock goes out of time . love the stonework. in the summer it has flowers around

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Actually quite a nice fountain but its normally surrounded by market stalls and is slightly out of the touristy route so gets missed.

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Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Very Impressive historic stone fountain located close to the middle of town. Historical monument donated to Queen Victoria by an American businessman. That's all there is to say really!

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Thank Craigside
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The American Fountain is located in Rother Street which on Saturdays is the market place. It was donated to the town By William Childs a wealthy American who donated it on the jubillee of Queen Victoria. It stands around 25ft tall and is well kept with flowers .It is also one of the towns most promident clocks. Great for photo... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

This monument is a focal point and a nice photo opportunity I like it built in Victorian times with money donamed by an American

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

Unfortunately arrived the day before Mop fair. Beautiful streets ruined by fairground stalls and upwards of 14 hook a duck stalls. Had we gone to visit Blackpool I wouldn't have minded so much 😱. Couldn't really see the fountain 😕

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

I really don't see this as a draw to the beautiful town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Infact I see it as being perfectly ordinary and somewhat incongruous!!

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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Its an interesting piece of architecture, and you can get some nice pics here. In summer there is also lots of nice flowers on the monument.

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