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I’ve Walk Passed This Many Times

I must confess I’ve never noticed what this statue was, and I’ve walk passed it loads of... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
SixtyOne
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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Historic

There are benches to sit on near the statue that allow you to sit and look at it. The statue itself... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Kempski
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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3 Aug 2018
“I’ve Walk Passed This Many Times”
25 Apr 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This iconic statue serves as a valuable reminder of what this influential individual brought to our country during his lifetime

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I must confess I’ve never noticed what this statue was, and I’ve walk passed it loads of times. Well it’s well worth taking notice of the statue and the connection Sir Robert Peel had with Tamworth.

Thank SixtyOne
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We were walking around Tamworth and found the statue of Sir Robert Peel in the Market Place. Sir Robert was born in 1788 and was the MP for Tamworth from 1830-1850 and Prime Minister 1841-1846. There is some information at the base as well. Lovely...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 25 April 2018

There are benches to sit on near the statue that allow you to sit and look at it. The statue itself is of Sir Robert Peel who is the man that founded modern policing. He is part of Tamworth's history as he represented Tamworth in...More

Thank Kempski
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Been to Tamworth many times over the years and was amazed to find this statue of the man who founded the modern police force it is a fitting tribute to the man and so glad to find this.

Thank robert s
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Sir Robert Peel, the most famous son of Tamworth and the creator of the organization we recognize today as the police has a statue here. Stop by as you amble through the town, its not really worth making a trip out of the way to...More

Thank KentonYimel
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Great to see in this modern age some real history in our streets for all to see. Well kept and presented paying homage to one of Tamworth's finest.

Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Well it's a statue of Sir Robert Peel. It's there and it's very nice as statues go. Chances are you'll miss it if you're looking at the floor of distracted by shop windows. Apparently Sir Robert delivered the Conservative Manifesto from the right hand window...More

1  Thank IE_and_H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to chill in the sun! Great spot to sit and watch the world go by. Lovely market town. Great market. Lovely people. Beautiful flowers around the town and castle grounds.

1  Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It a statue of Sir Robert Peel, a local textile magnate from Fazeley who was MP for the town and established the modern Police Force. It is from his names that we get the slang words 'Bobbies' and 'Peelers' for police officers.

Thank codsallStourbridgeUK
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