Fish Pond Fountain - Matlock Bath,UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 07.202 W 001° 33.788
30U E 596158 N 5886588
Quick Description: This fountain is fed by a natural thermal spring in the spa town of Matlock Bath.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/17/2011 6:17:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMCKET
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
Warm springs were first discovered here in 1698, and during Victorian times the town became a popular tourist attraction especially after the arrival of the railways.

These days the town is not as popular as a spa town, but it continues to be a popular tourist destination.

This fountain is in the middle of small pond which is used to hold a stock of large gold fish. Originally the pond was used to wash the carriages and horses from the Old Bath spa hotel.

Across the road is a pub appropriately called the Fishpond.
Web Link: Not listed

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