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excellent setting

in a beautiful setting on the cathedral green . must research his significance to Exeter and the... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
chris1953jr
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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
Wonderful setting for this statue

Monday 1st of May and we were on a walk about Exeter and we visited the amazing Cathedral and it's... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Cathedral Yard | Exeter Cathedral, Cathedral Green, Exeter, England
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This grand statue sits in the cathedral grounds and is often surrounded by picnickers. One of the few statues of this great man shows him sitting viewing the area.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Exeter is a great city. High street shops and designer shops, cathedral, quay, remains of a Norman Castle, an area where witches were hanged (sorry, women accused of being witches), a city wall plus more

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Hands down the best Statue of Richard Hooker in Exeter if not the whole of Devon. I can't comment about outside of the shire.

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Sat overlooking all things that go on at Cathedral Green is the Richard Hooker Statue. Fine piece of sculpture of this fine pillar of society. He sees all things and no doubt wonders about the modern era.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Hooker's emphasis on Scripture, reason, and tradition considerably influenced the development of Anglicanism, as well as many political philosophers, including John Locke. He is an underrated person these days but very important and this statue is a fitting memorial to him.

Thank Lance A
Reviewed 27 May 2018

in a beautiful setting on the cathedral green . must research his significance to Exeter and the cathedral

Thank chris1953jr
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Monday 1st of May and we were on a walk about Exeter and we visited the amazing Cathedral and it's grounds where this statue is located. It is another of the many statues of famous historic figures dotted around Exeter. Richard Hooker was an influential...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This statue has details of Richard Hooker and is set in the beautiful area of cathedral Green in Exeter . You can pause to read all about him whilst picnicking on the green or walking across the cobbles to nearby restaurants!

Thank Mags L
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Located in the grounds of Exeter Cathedral, this stunning statue deserves to be visited....really moving.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Located on the Cathedral green of Exeter Cathedral is this statue of Richard Hooker. He was born in Heavitree, Exeter in 1554 and became a priest and was known as an influential theologian.

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