Fountains of Versailles "As-Built" Documentation

The Services des Fontaines of the Chateau de Versailles have used a set of drawings, first compiled in 1809 of the supply piping and drainage system, as their working manual for operation, maintenance and modifications of the fountains. The detailed notes and descriptions provide a window into the complexity of the system, parts of which still date back to the time of Louis XIV.

Bassin de Neptune

The Central Group of the Neptune Basin


Bosquet des Rocailles

Salle de Bal / Bosquet des Rocailles

Vue de Salle de Bal ou Bosquet des Rocailles dans les jardins de Versailles, Cotelle Jean (le Jeune)

Bains d'Apollan




Bassin de Latone


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