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Stone memorial

Unveiled in 1937 ny King George VI is this memorial for King George V, located in Thames Street. A... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
rayrest
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Beautiful

Beautiful but needs some restoration especially on the top of the dishes. Loved the simplicity of... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Maureen S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This simple memorial to the Queens Grandfather is located under the walls of Windsor Castle and the bottom of Thames Street. One can pass it by unnoticed, but it is worthy of at least a couple of minutes contemplation. As said it is simple, unadorned,...More

Thank KentishPilgrim
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Why was King George V worthy of this memorial at this place? Yes, it is elegant in its simplicity, but perhaps it is too simple. It also needs some maintenance work, as others have noted. Perhaps as representing a peaceful place near a very busy...More

Thank Charley44
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Unveiled in 1937 ny King George VI is this memorial for King George V, located in Thames Street. A stylish stone water feature.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

While simple design can be quickly reviewed I find the purpose is to leave room for thought about what the memorial is for, rather than my mind being occupied by ornate or complex design. This memorial is discreetly located on a street corner, you could...More

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Beautiful but needs some restoration especially on the top of the dishes. Loved the simplicity of the stone and design

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 11 February 2018

By Lutyens, in the same simple, elegant style he used for the Cenotaph on the Mall in London, where the Armistice is remembered each year in November. This fountain, which needs some looking after, commemorates the war and the king at that time. We saw...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

London and the area have more monuments and statues than anywhere else that I've ever been. I found this one somewhat plain and uninteresting. It only took a few minutes to look at.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Just perfect unassuming piece of Lutyens neither grand nor portentous but a memorial to an old gentleman who had been a safe pair of hands.

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Plain memorial that has a small enclosed garden area and is in between the railway station and Windsor Castle. It is located close to lots of busy traffic however once inside this area the noise seems to fade away. Like others have said many miss...More

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It might be on the busiest junction in Windsor but it always feels peaceful when you sit down here. Nice flowers too. Hidden gem

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