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TACOB0B wrote a review Jul 2019
United States1,069 contributions522 helpful votes
This statue of Queen Anne was overlooking the market square. Pretty impressive, lots of detail. Quite unique and impressive.
Date of experience: July 2019
Scenic549628 wrote a review Jun 2019
Near the gilded statue there is a number of street food outlets, well worth exploring at lunch time to experience a wealth of different foods
Date of experience: June 2019
Eric960 wrote a review Apr 2019
Twickenham, United Kingdom599 contributions173 helpful votes
Went on a guided tour of Kingston and was asked who we thought was the gold statue. We thought it was Queen Victoria, only to be told that it was Queen Anne who had 17 children, but not one survived.
Date of experience: April 2019
futtock21 wrote a review Feb 2019
London, United Kingdom9,844 contributions1,199 helpful votes
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 1706 so commissioned during her reign as part of a restoration of what was then Kingston’s Town Hall. A mason Francis Bird was paid £47 18 shillings and sixpence for his labours. It was installed in the replacement building which served as the Town Hall until the completion of the Guildhall in 1935. It was reguilded in spectacular fashion in 1995.…
Date of experience: February 2019
ShaunH290 wrote a review Dec 2018
London, United Kingdom1,284 contributions164 helpful votes
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