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Mary Seacole Statue

A belated monument to the Crimean War heroine Mary Seacole. The statue shows her purposefully... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
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Recognition at last

An inspiring memorial to an unsung heroine, not only does it recognise this great woman but it's a... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

A belated monument to the Crimean War heroine Mary Seacole. The statue shows her purposefully striding forward, eyes fixed forward looking directly at the Houses of Parliament. There's a slightly difficult to read inscription written on the floor of the sculpture describing her achievements Worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

An inspiring memorial to an unsung heroine, not only does it recognise this great woman but it's a great work of art.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Stunning detail on this tribute to Crimean nurse Mary Seacole. Set close to St Thomas' hospital, it's a serene place to be.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Every time I visit St Thomas Hospital I try to make time to sit near here at watch the view. The water feature is really relaxing. The beautiful statue is there to take pictures with. There is Thursday Farmers Market. Very small but an added...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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