SP0632 : The Fountain, Stanway House

near to Stanway, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Fountain, Stanway House
The Fountain, Stanway House
The fountain and canal were opened in the grounds of Stanway House on 5 June 2004. At 300 feet the fountain is to tallest fountain in Britain, and the tallest gravity fountain in the world. In Europe, only the turbine driven 400 feet fountain on Lake Geneva is taller. The fountain has a 2-inch bronze nozzle and is driven from an 100,000-gallon reservoir, 580 feet above the canal, via a 12-inch diameter medium-density polyethylene pipe 2
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Thursday, 8 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 28 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 062 324 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.4011N 1:54.6672W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 062 323
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