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Statue of Alfred the Great

Winchester, England
2014
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A great tribute to a childhood hero

My mother had a fascination for Alfred the Great and passed on her interest to me so it was a great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gwen008
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Perth, Australia
Alfred The Great

Standing proud in the middle of the road in 21st Century Winchester- you have to visit this... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vrone1963
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“high street” (36 reviews)
“great king” (14 reviews)
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Winchester, England
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2014
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"middle of the road"
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"high street"
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"great king"
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"guild hall"
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"traffic island"
in 5 reviews
"great man"
in 4 reviews
"great tribute"
in 4 reviews
"abbey gardens"
in 10 reviews
"prominent position"
in 3 reviews
"fitting memorial"
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"busy road"
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"focal point"
in 4 reviews
"anglo saxon"
in 5 reviews
"tourist information"
in 3 reviews
"cakes"
in 7 reviews
"winchester city"
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Reviewed yesterday

My mother had a fascination for Alfred the Great and passed on her interest to me so it was a great thrill to see his statue standing tall in Winchester looking down the High St. For those with even a passing interest in English history...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Standing proud in the middle of the road in 21st Century Winchester- you have to visit this Victorian statue and pay homage to the majestic King Alfred The Great- or at least take a photo!

Thank Vrone1963
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a statue. Of Alfred the Great. I am not sure how something like this could be either excellent or terrible. I mean, it is just a statue, of Alfred the Great, in the middle of Winchester.

Thank James S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The English King who is famously remembered for burning the cakes!! Well modelled and stands tall and proud for all to see. Worth a few minutes to stand and admire.

Thank Doug C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I think of Winchester this statue is one of the first things that comes to mind. It is very memorable and a good point of interest to orientate you during a visit.

Thank yellowjacket22
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So, another statue which may or may not look like his Highness. Hmmm. Decorative, perhaps inspiring for some.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of the oldest city high street in the world stands the statue of Alfred the Great by Hamo Thornycroft.

Thank Ray W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alfred the Great is a famous old King and it is a befitting tribute in an appropriate place. Large and imposing.

Thank PhilipT411
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very artistic old statue of Alfred the Great. dominates its setting in the town and it offers good photo opportunities.

Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

The City of Winchester owes a great deal to King Alfred who rebuilt it after the Dark Ages and making it England's ancient Capital. His bronze statue dominates the 'entrance' to this charming City.

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