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Intriguing place!

Visited here - along with other places - when we visited Helston. Very unusual monument. You can... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Now the second best part

of this once vibrant town. The first is of course the boating lake but sadly the out of town... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Hayle, United Kingdom
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15 Mar 2018
“Intriguing place!”
12 Aug 2017
“Local history.”
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Coinagehall Street, Helston TR13 8EU, England
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Visited here - along with other places - when we visited Helston. Very unusual monument. You can walk from the lower car park to here, via some steps to the side.

Thank Fionafew
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This monument is poignant for locals whose family go back a few generations as it was built in to commemorate a local philanthropist Humphry Millet Grylls. The monument itself is well preserved and located in a place of prominence within the town at the bottom...More

Thank filthurlow
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The monument looks particularly beautiful at Christmas when it's lit up with the lights. The town is a cute little place, not good for people who are mad about designer stuff, just more charity shops and small, unique shops that sell little trinkets and stuff.

Thank 47MotherOf4
Reviewed 15 August 2016

of this once vibrant town. The first is of course the boating lake but sadly the out of town shopping super markets have killed the town center. As you can see from the first picture the arch has work so fenced off,interesting if passing.

Thank RoyL65
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We just seen this as we were walking down to the pond, a monument that most towns have if some sort to remember there towns loss.

1  Thank tracea1971
Reviewed 22 September 2015

When we moved into the area, every shop in Helston was active. In 5 years, a third of the shops had shut. We moved on. So visit Helston before it all shuts down. The range of shops now is dreadful. There were some good butchers...More

1  Thank nicknike
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This edifice is really only of interest to local folk or someone interested in researching local mining history. It was erected by public subscription in honour of Humphrey Millet Grylls who kept the Wheal Vor Tin Mine at Carleen open for over a year at...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 23 June 2015

A fantastic imposing Victorian arch at the entrance to the park, It is Neo Gothic and was built by Humphrey Grylls who was a famous banker in the town. It is certainly different and well worth a look/

Thank Charles G
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