ST9899 : Father Thames, at Thames Head

taken 47 years ago, near to Coates, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Father Thames, at Thames Head
Father Thames, at Thames Head
This statue of Father Thames was located by the source of the Thames when this picture was taken, and looked somewhat battered.
It was created by Raffaelle Monti for the grounds of the Crystal Palace in 1854. It was moved to Thames Head in about 1936, and then in 1974 moved to its present location at St. John's lock on the Thames near Lechlade.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 May, 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9809 9944 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:41.6224N 2:1.7419W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9811 9943
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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