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Dick Turpin's Grave

George Street Cemetery, York, England
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“resting place” (6 reviews)
“his life” (2 reviews)
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George Street Cemetery, York, England
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"resting place"
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"st george's church"
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"his life"
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"hop on hop off bus"
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"city centre"
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Easy to find and a little piece of history. Was disappointed that it is presumed it is it and not definitely where he rests after walking to find it.

Thank bizzylizzy982
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We eventually found the grave yard and grave.Iteresting to see and worth spending a few minutes there,BUT beware of the dog droppings.Didn’t realise DT wasn’t his real name.(John Palmer).You learn something every day.

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

After a few days in York, I decided to visit Dick Turpin's grave. My research beforehand led me to doubt he's actually buried there. It didn't matter at all. From the plaque in the graveyard, it would seem that the legend is way more than...More

Thank coinslot
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

We struggled to find the grave location and having found it wished we hadn't bothered ! Scuffy grassed area with a few grave stones , this grave stone and plenty of mess . If you want to visit walk uphill from the Fishergate Tower on...More

1  Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We went to York for a couple of days.We went to the Yorvic Centre,the YorkmDungeon and went to Dick Turpins grave.It was a little hard ,to find it but Im glad we did.A piece of history!York is wonderful!

Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We quickly found the tombstone for the so-called grave of Dick Turpin but we were immediately sceptical about its authenticity. Reading the very informative panel by the gate, our suspicions were confirmed in the last paragraph which states that it is only alleged that Turpin...More

1  Thank mjc404
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Set in a small grassed area is this headstone purporting to be for Dick Turpin’s grave, best I can say is that I’ve seen Dick Turpin’s grave.

Thank Reborn2006
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This site is marred by the state of the grounds. It is a great shame that there are clearly locals who use this churchyard to let their dogs run around and foul the grass. It is a terrible shame and marrs what should be respected...More

1  Thank df86
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Thanks to Tripadvisor for helping me discover the grave of notorious highwayman, Dick Turpin, not far from Fishergate Bar on the city's wall walk. I was aware that he was executed in the city, but surprised to discover a grave in consecrated ground. The inscribed...More

2  Thank Rob K
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Most unimpressed The graveyard which contained Dick Turpins grave was surrounded by iron railings with a gate at one end. we walked past on two occasions and people were letting their dogs run around the graveyard digging and fouling everywhere shutting the gates behind the...More

2  Thank Coop3r7
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