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Nice statue

Very grand and imposing statue in the centre of the City. Worth having a look at .As good as... read more

Reviewed today
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Great to see in the city

This statue marks the market place in Durham, and the area is buzzing with people, shops and lots... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frosterley, United Kingdom
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Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
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Reviewed today

Very grand and imposing statue in the centre of the City. Worth having a look at .As good as anything you will see in London

Thank eddieprice13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved our visit to Durham. After the cathedral we spent time at the town square. It was a sunny day and it was lovely. The flowers have been done very well.

Thank toko_1965
Reviewed 3 days ago

As an example of aristocratic gigantomania this statue is right up there. A minor figure in reality, the over-size uniformed statue misleads you to expect someone with a serious military record.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a big statue of a man on a horse in the marketplace. The man is dressed as a hussar and he is itting on the horse.

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This statue marks the market place in Durham, and the area is buzzing with people, shops and lots of flowers - including an amazing bishop's mitre in flowers. The statue reminds you of the place Durham has held in history for centuries.

Thank Soozee
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Quite a formidable sight in what is apparently the centre of this beautiful town. Reminds me of the statue from Oscar Wilde’s story of the statue who donated all of his adorning jewels via a small bird in an attempt to save some of the...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We have sat on this monument many times, watching the world going by, eating food, or been entertained by street festivals events Great meeting place to talk to others from around the world awaiting there families or coach trip party Its always nice to come...More

Thank Radar-uk-2013
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Typical of its kind the statue is right in the middle of the shopping area and you can't miss it. Don't make a special trip but enjoy the flower arrangements that suround it if you are passing

Thank Grandmasticks
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This statue stands in Market Square which is at the historic heart of Durham. There are also several other statues to be seen nearby. Worth a visit.

Thank John H
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The Marquess of Londonderry sits astride his horse on a tall column dominating the Market Place. He fought in the Peninsula War and married a coal heiress. The statue was erected in 1861.

Thank Liz H
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