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A lovely position by the bridge overlooking the river.

An artist of some repute whose exciting life came to an end aged 83 in Fordingbridge. A portrait... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Graham B
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Raunds, United Kingdom
Full of character - just like the man himself!

This grade 2 listed statue by Ivor Roberts-Jones has had quiet a chequered history! Visit the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
CrystalShadow
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Truro, United Kingdom
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Aug 9, 2018
“A lovely position by the bridge overlooking the river.”
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Bridge street, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Fordingbridge, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Passed this statue several times not knowing who he was and after spending time there I was still non the wiser to any great degree

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Graham C
Reviewed August 9, 2018

An artist of some repute whose exciting life came to an end aged 83 in Fordingbridge. A portrait artist whose work was exhibited in RA.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Graham B
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Whilst in Fordingbridge we past this statue. I understand there is a local museum but some information next to this would help give some understanding of who he is to visitors.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Pecks1981
Reviewed July 27, 2017

This grade 2 listed statue by Ivor Roberts-Jones has had quiet a chequered history! Visit the wonderful Fordingbridge Museum to find out more. Loved and loathed by locals, Augustus John was a gifted artist and his statue reflects his personality! The slightly scary statue stares...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank CrystalShadow
Reviewed March 12, 2017

I had read a little about him from the information post in one of the car parks. But if you walk across the bridge he is on one side of it (opposite side to The George Pub) if you cross right over the bridge there...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

One of the many interesting features of this town - always interesting and a pleasant walk alongside the River Avon

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank nobby69010
Reviewed June 16, 2016

The statue has quite a modern look to it but very cleverly artistic. Located right beside the river in Fordingbridge, opposite the "George " public house in Bridge street. Stand with your back to the pub main entrance and look across the road and Augustus...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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