Fontaine Place Foire le Roi (Tours, Centre, France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon
N 47° 23.757 E 000° 41.407
31T E 325695 N 5251752
Quick Description: [FR] Fontaine située sur la place Foire le Roi dans le vieux quartier de Tours en Indre-et-Loire. [EN] Fountain located on the Place Foire le Roi in the old quarter of Tours in Indre-et-Loire.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 2/9/2017 1:50:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMV1VM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 9

Long Description:
[FR] Une première fontaine avait été construite en 1512 au centre de la place. Elle recevait son eau de Saint-Avertin au sud de Tours. Elle a été démolie en 1784, seul le bassin avait été conservé.
En 1835, une nouvelle fontaine est établie à l'extrémité sud de la place avec réemploi d'une partie du mur du bassin initial.
[EN] A first fountain was built in 1512 in the center of the square. She received her water from Saint-Avertin south of Tours. It was demolished in 1784, only the basin had been preserved.
In 1835, a new fountain was established at the southern end of the square with reuse of part of the wall of the original basin.
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