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Beautiful Monument, Needs some TLC

Fantastic to read up on Mathew Webb and to visit his home village to where he came from. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
John A
Another civic memorial

It's main interest is about Matthew Web, the first man to swim the English Channel. Other than that... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
John M
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Telford, United Kingdom
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27 Aug 2017
“Beautiful Monument, Needs some TLC”
30 Apr 2017
“Another civic memorial”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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High street Dawley, Telford, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Fantastic to read up on Mathew Webb and to visit his home village to where he came from. Beautiful monument that exemplifies his important`s to this town but the monument itself could do with a little more care. Found the water features around it being...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

It's main interest is about Matthew Web, the first man to swim the English Channel. Other than that there is nothing special about it; just another civic memorial!

Thank John M
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Great monument for Remembering what and why we are British in an area from The Domesday Book that had a big part in the industrial revolution

Thank Graham P
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

a little bit of british sport history the first man to swim the english channel ,angainst all odds said it could not be done also went over the niagra falls in a barrel +other stunts ; memorial is little bit worn but if you like...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2016

I enjoy walking past the monument in the city center. It is lovely to see markings of historical significance in the community.

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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A nice tribute to are very own Dawley hero. It's just a shame that not many people see it as should, as Dawley is on the decline. Now the proposed threat of no market in Dawley even less will see it!

Thank John T
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

It is well made and attractive looking. A lovely monument to a well known local man. It's a shame he drowned in another country.

Thank thomsk
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

There is a hero in every town, here's one. It's an amazing story what Captain Webb achieved. For an unrecognised town this changes all that, vibrant, rich historical facts. town.

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Understated and not advertised. A poor show for a Great Man. Dawley could display the significance of a Superhuman feat. As a few of us know Dawley is the intellectual neucleus of the known Universe.

Thank AndySocial
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

If you title a monument at least use the correct name, unfortunately this great monument has been moved around by the council and as usual the council were not born here, Dawley and Captain Webb and the pig on the wall started Dawley New Town...More

Thank Graham P
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