The Main Fountain

It is the main fountain of the town, it was used us a basin for the animals

22/02/2017

Construction:
From the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th .

Characteristics:
It is situated in an extreme of the Major Square it is a fountain with three spouts and a drinking trough attached to it whose dimensions were reduced in 1928.In the upper part we can see the Spanish shield in the centre with the Catalonia and the town shields at both sides.

History:
At the end of the 18th century the town suffered an epidemic wave which affected most of the population. The Spanish authorities, as a preventive method, took the water from a place outside the town called ‘la Pascuala’ to    the Major Square using the empty space of a ruined house.

Visit:
Free visit.

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