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Probably most interesting to our Australian visitors. If you visit go to St Mary's and out the back... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Annalise E
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Monument thing

Well here you have a monument... a stone, stick like thing which is really easy to overlook, as you... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
TiffanyBold
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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The Plains, Totnes, England
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Probably most interesting to our Australian visitors. If you visit go to St Mary's and out the back to find out more

Thank Annalise E
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Well here you have a monument... a stone, stick like thing which is really easy to overlook, as you go about avoiding large groups of slow moving exchange students. I would recommend it to everyone. I would definitely recommend coming from Australia for a weekend...More

Thank TiffanyBold
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I knew the Burke and Wills story from the book "Coopers Creek " but had forgotten that he came from Totnes .any Australian should visit this part of their history .

Thank Christopher K
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Most likely passed by hundreds of people daily, this monument celebrates the life and link of William John Wills, a British surveyor, borne in Totnes in 1834, who died near Cooper Creek in South Australia around 29 June 1861. Aussies will know him better as...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

The monument is right on a busy roundabout coming from the old bridge and the entrance to the high street. It forms part of a pedestrian crossing from one side of the plains to the other. It actually commemorates that Wills , one half of...More

Thank Barry H
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

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

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Reviewed 25 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

Thank judith190920
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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...More

Thank Adrian A
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Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank OldBear
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Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank TheVetchlings
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