TQ0058 : Statue in The Broadway

taken 5 months ago, near to Woking, Surrey, Great Britain

Statue in The Broadway
Statue in The Broadway
So said Richmal' Crompton's Just William. For most people that would be a most un-British like statement but there is no doubt there are many, many statues in our country. The 18th-century sculptor Etienne-Maurice Falconet said they were ‘to perpetuate the memory of illustrious men and to give us models of virtue’. But many I come across are of ordinary people such as farm workers or nurses. And then there are the notable people my education so far has not covered- and I've been at school continuously since 1966!

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TQ0058, 417 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 December, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 December, 2021
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0068 5876 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.1429N 0:33.3993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0066 5875
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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