Fountains of Morestel

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Presentation

Morestel's most prominent fountain stands on Place Grenette in the old town.
It was Joseph Claude Pécoud, then Mayor, who had the well on Place Grenette converted into a fountain, as indicates the inscription on the stone above it: "In 1840, year of the lord, thanks to Mr. Joseph Claude Pécoud, a town administrator, the nymphs gurgle and, with the help of a pump, water flows out".

Locations of the first flowing fountains to be installed in Morestel at the end of 1851:
- Route de Lyon, opposite Rue de la Rivoirette
- Place St Symphorien
- Place des Halles
- At the corner of Hôtel de France
- Against the wall of the old gendarmerie, now occupied by Servonnat
- Rue Blanche (with a shell decoration)
- Place Chanoz
- Place Grenette
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round, daily.
Themes
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Fountain
  • Period :
    • 19th C
Useful Information
  • Parking :
    • Parking

Tarifs

Free access.
Contact
Fountains of Morestel
38510
Morestel
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Phone : +33 4 74 80 19 59
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Fontaines de Morestel
38510
Morestel
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.675824
Longitude : 5.470147
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