ST9899 : Source of the Thames

near to Coates, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Source of the Thames
Source of the Thames
The Thames rises in the Cotswolds at Trewsbury Mead, 108.5 metres (356 feet) above sea level, though you have to use your imagination to a fair degree as for most of the year there is no sign of water.

The source is marked by a solitary stone with the inscription:

The Conservation of the River Thames
1857 -1974
This Stone was Placed Here to Mark the
Source of the River Thames
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Friday, 6 August, 2004   (more nearby)
Saturday, 21 May, 2005
Monument > Monument   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9804 9953 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:41.6710N 2:1.7854W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9804 9952
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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