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Mary Seacole Statue

249 Westminster Bridge Road | St Thomas hospital grounds, London SE1 7EH, England
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Fitting Tribute

Noticed this statue when walking along the south side of The Thames towards Vauxhall Bridge. This... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A tribute to another Crimean War nurse!

Our most recent stay in London saw us exploring parts of the city which we had not been to before... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
BigHugh51
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Noticed this statue when walking along the south side of The Thames towards Vauxhall Bridge. This large bronze statue is fairly new (2016) & stands in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital. It is facing towards the Houses of Parliament & is in a lovely...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Our most recent stay in London saw us exploring parts of the city which we had not been to before. One day, we spent some time south of the River Thames. To get there, we took a long walk over the Westminster Bridge Road and...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

A gentle walk along the Southbank on August Bank Holiday Monday to view the statue. Situated in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital. A tribute to Mary's work as a nurse in the Crimean War. If you're in London take a look at the statue,...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican born nurse who cared for soldiers who found in the crimean war. The statue is located in the grounds of St. Thomas's hospital opposite the houses of parliament in Westminster, London. Best underground station is Westminster station.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

This large bronze statue stands in the grounds of St Thomas' Hospital, in a lovely garden setting, looking across the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament. The first public statue of a named black woman in the UK, it's proposal attracted controversy as Mary Seacole...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Mary Seacole was a Jamaican nurse during the Crimean War so it is fitting that her statue is in the garden of St Thomas's Hospital. It is a life sized statue of a truly deserving woman.

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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Mary Seacole was a nurse in the Crimea war so it is fitting that this wonderful statue to her is in the grounds of a hospital. The statue stands in a lovely garden at St Thomas' Hospital which overlooks the Houses of Parliament.

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Reviewed June 12, 2017

Mary Seacole statue in the gardens of St Thomas Hospital by sculpture Martin Jennings' is believed to be the first statue in the UK dedicated to a black woman. Overlooking the Houses of Parliament, it is a fitting memorial to the Jamaican-born nurse who tended...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017

The statue of Mary Seacole, the Jamaican Crimean War nurse is located at St. Thomas Hospital, overlooking the Houses of Parliament. Her courage and compassion as a nurse provided soldiers with food, nursing care and a morning dispensary during the 19th century Crimean War.

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Reviewed March 5, 2017

Mary Seacole Statue is United Kingdom's first named memorial statue for a black woman. She was a Jamaican-born nurse who cared for injured British soldiers during the Crimean War in the 19th Century. The statue stands opposite the Houses of Parliament in the grounds of...More

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Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
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Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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