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Cardinal Thomas Wolsey statue

St Nicholas and St Peter's Street, Ipswich, England
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Good Local Link

Situated in what is known as the Saints area this statue is located just out of the main centre but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray P
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
An impressive piece.

I believe this to be the only really accurate statue of the subject I have seen. Though obviously... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geff R
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“more should be made of this landmark”
6 Apr 2017
“Local son.”
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St Nicholas and St Peter's Street, Ipswich, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in what is known as the Saints area this statue is located just out of the main centre but within a street that has a number of individual shops and restaurants and provides a link through to the Waterfront area. Given the historical importance...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe this to be the only really accurate statue of the subject I have seen. Though obviously an interpretation in itself. Very human and thought provoking.

Thank Geff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across this statue when out for a walk from our hotel. its in an area where young and old collide. the statue itself is great and is at one end of a road with several unique shops

Thank Gandalf661
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK so this guy is not on everyones Christmas card list, but a historical character of some importance non the less. Respect please people, for this is our British heritage and one of the many to fall out of favor with Henry VIII. He did...More

Thank mr_sleepwell
Reviewed 29 August 2017

the statue is in the general area of cardinal wolseys birthplace, just 50 metres away there is a victorian letterbox. this is the oldest that i have ever seen. as you can see this is also in close proximity to a medieval building (pictured here...More

Thank sheri m
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Ipswich has several street statues, all of which are interesting and good to look at. Cardinal Wolsey with his cat at his side is in a rather out of the center placing in Ipswich but the plates and signs around the statue are worth reading...More

Thank Antarctic
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Easy enough to find this statue - it's large enough! It appears that the infamous Wolsey came from Ipswich. I didn't know this until I came across the statue. Now I do. Worth taking a quick tour to have a look at this statue, if...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 26 August 2016

If you like history and are aware of Ipswich's, then this will be of interest to you. It is quite a large statue, nice that he is recognised

Thank Chrissie B
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Easy to miss this statue normally. But is currently adorned with a colourful knitted shawl. I think this is all part of the pig thing currently going on around the town centre. Nice to have statues like this around town

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Being a Tutor-period lover, stopping by Cardinal Wolsey's statue was a must while in town. This is located downtown, and is a nice monument to the town's (in)famous son.

Thank TravelsWithHounds
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