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Statues as opposed to portraits of Queen Anne are rare indeed. Attached as it now is to a building... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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Golden statue in ancient market place

Monday 17th September and we were out and about in Kingston and we visited the market place where... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Statues as opposed to portraits of Queen Anne are rare indeed. Attached as it now is to a building erected in 1838-40 one might be forgiven for wondering whether it is a statue of Queen Victoria. However it is of Queen Anne and dates from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank futtock21
Reviewed December 1, 2018

The gilded statue of Queen Anne cost £47.18.6d in about 1706. The current building was completed in 1840 and the statue was again sited on it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Monday 17th September and we were out and about in Kingston and we visited the market place where this statue is situated. It stands graciously presiding over everything from the roof of the first floor of Market Square House, which was a former Town Hall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Although the attraction title made a minor spelling error, the attraction did correctly point out that the statue overlooking the Kingston market is Queen Anne (not Victoria). The market long predates Victoria.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

Fresh looking now and attractive area, with seating and lots of food choices, excellent fruit market

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is a really unusual and impressive statue for a provincial marketplace. I can only assume it has been reguilded recently as it looks amazing.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The gilded statue of Queen Anne on the market house in central Kingston is a well known local landmark. The statue is older than the building, having been unveiled in the early 1700s, and placed on the early Victorian market house (previously the town hall)....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank johnnykipps
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a great central meeting point and definitely worth a look when in the town as it has been refurbished and beams out across the marketplace

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Amazing walk and what a statue! Fab spot for photos, shopping and all around. Easy to get to and right in the heart of Kingstonr! Real jewel

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank so1006
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Start your visit of Kingston at the Market place for a variety of food and snacks. Most other shops lead of from the market place, so you get a good feel of the layout.

Date of experience: September 2017
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