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The Giant Bradley statue is a focal point in the town of Market Weighton year round. It is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David O
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Market Weighton, United Kingdom
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This was something different, it is a wooden statue the exact size of the the man with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
pat c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Giant Bradley statue is a focal point in the town of Market Weighton year round. It is a beautiful carving of William Bradley the tallest man in England. He is lit up at night and is often decorated at special times of the year...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was something different, it is a wooden statue the exact size of the the man with a explanation board close bye. He was a big chap and no one has been born bigger than him since. Behind the statue is the house he lived...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pat c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I see Bradley's statue most times when I walk into market weighton.It makes you realise how tall he was. I sometimes read the information boards again to remind myself about the history of Bradley and market weighton..His statue disappeared in 2018 to be refurbished ie...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

It is a great shame the statue is on such a high plinth it would have been nice to have a picture taken next to it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Nine year old grandson has a 'thing' about world records etc.so we planned a 10 minute stop to show him the statue. It's a good carving and the kids would have loved to stand next to it for photos. Understandably it is in a locked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue H
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This is only worth visiting if you are in Market Weighton. It's a carved statue of William Bradley who was the tallest man in England - 7feet 9inches! The carving is lovely, but it is just that and a poster with well written history of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We found this wooden statue in the town centre. Interesting plaque about him (presumably the local Bradley Burgers are huge). His mother bore 13 children, she deserves a statue too! The town itself is pretty & merits a morning's wandering. Good coffee shop(s) & possibly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

The giant bradley statue is a beautiful carving of William Bradley who was a resident of Market weighton in the 1700s.He is buried in Weighton church.His history is on a plaque next to his carving.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

It's wooden it's a statue and it's got a little fence around it. Does pretty much what I expected!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Whoschivato
Reviewed September 24, 2017

In the centre of Market Weighton is a wooden statue of England's tallest man. He was born and lived in Market Weighton. The statue is a carved oak tree, beautifully crafted and a real feature of Market Weighton. Within a railed enclosure it is easily...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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