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Stanhope Memorial

Market Place, Horncastle LN9 5HL, England
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A Lovely Tribute

Horncastle is a quaint little town in Lincolnshire and has a pretty market square guarded by the... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Ingleborough1359
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Memorial in Market Sq

There is a local market at this site every Thursday and Saturday where there are various stalls... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
connierolls
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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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Market Place, Horncastle LN9 5HL, England
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Horncastle is a quaint little town in Lincolnshire and has a pretty market square guarded by the Stanhope Memorial, a tribute to the politician for serving the appreciative, good people of the town a few hundred years ago. We were fortunate enough to visit the...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

There is a local market at this site every Thursday and Saturday where there are various stalls selling local produce, such as Plum breads, pastries and other home made breads and pies etc. Also fresh fruit and veg stall and fresh flowers, household items and...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a stunning memorial in the middle of Horncastle it is dedicated to a local MP who did a lot for his constituents and was so well thought of this lasting memorial was built in his memory. It is a credit to the stonemasons...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Horncastle is a lovely town in the lincolnshire worlds and I am one of the fortunate people to live here, it is very popular with tourists with lots of interesting things to see not least ruins of a Roman wall, antique shops, various independent shops...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

.....to see this memorial and to read the information about it because I realised how remarkable it is in modern terms to find a tribute to a politician. Mind, this was politicians in the late 19th century and I've no doubt they, too, had their...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Great landmark when you get to Horncastle. Parking is available when the market isn't on and you can walk to all the antique and vintage shops from here. Very nice grand looking memorial.

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

The Stanhope Memorial is an imposing sight, right in the middle of Horncastle market place. Built in honour of Edward Stanhope MP from the 1800`s. Who did a lot for the towns people of Horncastle.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a really nice memorial in center of Horncastle,it was interesting to read inscription and see engraving to the man who it was built for. He was local MP and a benefactor to the town.

Thank lottie49
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This monument is very imposing and is dedicated to Edward Stanhope, who was a respected benefactor of Horncastle and was erected in appreciation by the people of Horncastle. The "Old Town Hall" has been "revamped" and is now The Stanhope Hall. This is used for...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2016

If you visit Horncastle you can usual park in the market place on a non market day and it is easy to miss this rather grand monument if you don't stop to take a look. Its called the Stanhope Monument as its a Memorial to...More

Thank 2014Jandy
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