SJ8649 : Fountain Square, Burslem

taken 12 years ago, near to Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Fountain Square, Burslem
Fountain Square, Burslem
The layout of central Burslem today still has the street plan of a medieval market town. The area of St. John's Square can be seen on a 1720 map. A traditional Victorian drinking fountain in Fountain Square (top of St. John's Square), Burslem. Commissioned by Mayor James Maddock and installed in 1881-83


The building to the left is the National Westminster Bank (was Manchester and Liverpool District Bank). The bank sits on the corner of Fountain Square (was Fountain Place)

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SJ8649, 121 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 February, 2007
Category
Fountains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 869 499 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.8045N 2:11.7935W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 868 499
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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