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Eye catching

The first thing that catches your eye on entering the Spa gardens is the the George Frederick... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Southport, United Kingdom
Earl De Grey and Ripon

Look this guy up on google. He was big in Queen Victoria's time. big historic story behind Earl De... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Howard M
Ripon, United Kingdom
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14 Aug 2018
“Typical Victorian Statue”
6 Oct 2017
“Very Large Park Statue”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Park Street, Ripon HG4 2BD, England
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Admittedly I had never heard of the guy but it appears he had several influential posts in his lifetime. I found the architecture of the Spa Baths next door far more interesting

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This statue of the Marquis of Ripon stands proud as you enter the Spa Gardens, the statue itself is very well featured and has good information around the plinth. Worth having a look and read if you are in the park.

Thank dnowland_12
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Generally speaking I pay scant attention to town centre statues, and only looked at this one as it was listed as an attraction on Trip Advisor and, as statues go, it has to be said that this one is pretty typical of the genre and...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The first thing that catches your eye on entering the Spa gardens is the the George Frederick Samuel Statue. Take time to have read very interesting.

Thank gazken1981
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This statue is close to the cenotaph in Ripon set within the grounds of the Spa Gardens. There is a small trail round the gardens for children along with crazy golf and a lovely little cafe.

Thank sh0plady
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited the Spa Gardens in Ripon and the first thing you see as you enter by the gate is the George Frederick Robinson - Marquess of Ripon. statue. It is a large grand statue looking out over the gardens. The gardens are open all...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Look this guy up on google. He was big in Queen Victoria's time. big historic story behind Earl De Grey. His son died on the grouse moors nearby and was one of the finest shots in England.

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Visited the Spa Gardens Ripon and just inside the entrance is the large statue of George Frederick Samuel. The statue was erected in 1896 and he was the son of the first Earl of Ripon. There is information on all sides of the statue. There...More

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