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Address: The Plains | Totnes, Totnes, England

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Interesting Monument

If you are in Totnes town centre you cannot miss this monument. Aussie visitors must read the plaque.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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SHREWSBURY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Totnes town centre you cannot miss this monument. Aussie visitors must read the plaque.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

At first when passing this monument it is easy to dismiss but i urge anyone interested in totnes to take a second closer look and read all the details you knowledge of the town will be enhanced

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Showed a few Aussies this monument they could not believe it, its there history after all. We walk past with out even a glance but it was some achievement in 1860 crossing 2000 miles across Australia for the first time and dying on the way back. Being a Totnesian i've know this monument all my life, 50 years ago even... More 

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Lancashire, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

There are lots of monuments in towns and villages up and down the country which could also be listed but aren't. It's nice to know what or who they are there for but hopefully they will remain of interest to people. I have taken some photos of the information that is on the monument which may be of interest to... More 

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

My 8 year old daughter says that no monument on its own can have more than 3 stars. Whilst I may not always agree, on this one she's right. Interesting thing to me seems to be that its on an island which was redesigned as part of a Year Of The Pedestrian thing, but has no pedestrian crossing as part... More 

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Thank TheVetchlings
Totnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

On the 24 th May 2013, the Wills Monument transformed form being a 6.5 metre high granite monument to being a transient, nomadic style sculpture.On the Plains in Totnes, the bottom of the town,veiled in 100 square metres on pink fabric, the installation blew in the wind and the sun shimmered on the fabric. Totnes awoke to see that the... More 

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