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The American Fountain

Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127
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Great market square

It is a lovely monument but also the square makes an excellent setting for the market, which always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith M

On first acquaintance, this commemorative looks bizarre until you realise that is pure Victoriana... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
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Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
+44 1789 293127

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a lovely monument but also the square makes an excellent setting for the market, which always has a good variety of temptations.

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

On first acquaintance, this commemorative looks bizarre until you realise that is pure Victoriana with great piece of public art.many functions including horse troughs, clock dials, even an owl. So spend a little time exploring this

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We managed to photograph this American fountain with ease as there were no stalls or tourists surrounding it.It is situated on a busy road so getting a clear opportunity to take a photo of it is quite tricky.Apparently it was given to our country by...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Here again, This is something you observe on your stroll through the town. It is nicely constructed and has historical value. Its at the center of cross roads so a great landmark and meeting point.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

An elaborate monument marking British and American ties at the end of the walking mall. There were neat carvings and thoughtful quotes from the Bard.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I found this fountain while walking into the city and fell in love. I was surprised to see it was called The American Fountain

Thank Adrienne P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This interesitng item worthy of examining is opposite the White Swan Hotel which in turn is convenient for visitng the centre of Stratford upon Avon.

Thank realisticr99
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The American Fountain is in the middle of a wide road, opposite the Old Thatch Tavern. It was made to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and is an ornate fountain/clock tower containing many stone carved Shakespeare tributes. It also celebrates the American/British links. Although called...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

lovely piece of architecture . it stands very proudly in Stratford and is nice to see. a double bonus is when the farmers market is on next to it.

Thank bobblehead35
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a fountain that's across from everywhere else it's on a very busy main road that surrounds it. So it's a nightmare to cross the road just to get an up close photo. It's suppose to be a gift from an American to Stratford-upon-avon...More

Thank Joshua L
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