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£90,000 sculpture by David Annand celebrating one of Suffolk's most famous sons. The bronze is at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Felixstowe2016
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
worth having your picture taken

Worth looking for this if you visit Ipswich because the Thomas Wolsey pub is close by and worth a... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Islandhoppers005
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

£90,000 sculpture by David Annand celebrating one of Suffolk's most famous sons. The bronze is at the junction of Silent Street and St Peter's Street near to the spot where Wolsey may have lived.

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a statue. People lay on it but don't lay on it please - it's not a climbing frame. It's in a nice area of town. It's a 30 second job.

Thank mattfrost216
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Cardinal in the street, nicely done have a look if passing by but nevertheless an average statue of interest to some.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Worth looking for this if you visit Ipswich because the Thomas Wolsey pub is close by and worth a visit on its own, good old fashioned pub. A nice general location and some good restaurants and bars close by.

Thank Islandhoppers005
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Not to sure how to write a review about a statue. It doesn’t serve drinks, sell food or even provide directions if you’re lost. That said, it’s clean which is a positive for the guys who sweep up.

Thank StephenC220
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Quite an unusual statue with the reclining cardinal and a cat, I assume it was supposed to be his? Certainly out of the ordinary for a statue and nice to see something a bit different.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Ipswich has a lot of statues. which should be seen they are spread all over remembering the great people who have lived in the town. This one for Cardinal Wolsey is probably the least inspiring. Wolsey was certainly a major figure in his day, but...More

Thank phil v
Reviewed 26 October 2017

When I saw this somebody had put glasses on him! In winter a cardigan and coat are put on him but nobody knows who does this! It does look strange to see modern specs. on him

Thank Cherry G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

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 4 October 2017

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.

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