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Forlorn

'spire' sited in front of a very uninspiring possibly 70s architectural design, which somewhat... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Michael J
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
Where's the information?

Walking around Stamford I came upon this unusual Spire. Interested in such things I looked all... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
SPYC
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Hastings, New Zealand
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17 Sep 2018
“Forlorn”
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

'spire' sited in front of a very uninspiring possibly 70s architectural design, which somewhat detracts from its original intention.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Walking around Stamford I came upon this unusual Spire. Interested in such things I looked all around it for information & couldn't find anything! Disappointing

Thank SPYC
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Definitely worth a visit if you enjoy history. Thanks JJ-Whippet53 for telling us about it. we found the plaque on a wall at the top of Castle Dyke.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I think it’s been added here as something to do if you’re not hungry, but as a monument it’s undramatic and as a seat it’s uncomplimentary to the people who live here who I am sure would welcome a back to their chair. Seats are...More

Thank D L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Situated in a paved area close to the shopping area in a conservation area. On a Saturday there is also market stalls.

Thank Straberries
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This lovely carved stone spire is a modern memorial to Queen Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I, who died in Lincolnshire in 1290. Her body was brought by funeral cortege back to London, a journey of 12 days, and at each overnight stopping place,...More

4  Thank JJ-Whippet53
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