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The American Fountain

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Address: Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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+44 1789 293127

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Burton Latimer, United Kingdom

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Burton Latimer, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank TeddyJo1986
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Kelly W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

Thank Craigside
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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

Thank 70ish
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 😕

Thank MarinaJenks
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles 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!!

Thank Geoff-Selston
Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Daya101
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Stands where they have the market stalls, amazing, lovely monument xxxxxxx the market is nice and diverse too when its on and there are cute shops nrarby

Thank BarbaraOz
County Antrim
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lovely clock tower monument and brilliant setting at the junction, just another nice thing to look at and take pictures against, when ambling around this very relaxing and beautiful town.

Thank Nornironal

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