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Ornate

Not that easy to find. Ornate markings with decorative lettering. There is a bench to sit on just... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
john_pearsonphillips
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Quiet

In the church graveyard at the back set in a pleasant place with seating to spend time to... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
U5601UXpaulw
,
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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St Andrew's Church, Coniston, England

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Not that easy to find. Ornate markings with decorative lettering. There is a bench to sit on just opposite it so that you can take a rest while looking at it.

Thank john_pearsonphillips
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

In the church graveyard at the back set in a pleasant place with seating to spend time to think,take a picture,paint a picture or just view this monument to a classic author. Easily accessible for all and well set in a nice part of the...More

Thank U5601UXpaulw
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

St Andrews is a quiet spot to stop for a few moments whilst dashing around Coniston. Ruskins grave is not to hard to find. His good deeds in life are reflected by such a great choice for his last resting place.

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

For those who apreciate the master's work the carving on his gravestone are so beautifull, such a pity that the grave is facing the back of the cemetary...

Thank BeuMartins
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Having visited his house you discover the offer to bury him at Westminster was rejected by him as he wanted to be buried in his home town. a splendid Saxon Cross marks his grave

Thank Johntherunner
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is simply inspiring. The intricate detail with all the hidden meanings makes this pertinent to such a competent social thinker.

Thank Mumofone2005
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Considering Ruskin's importance felt his place of rest a little un kept or cared for as was the rest of the grave-yard. Felt there should be some sort of fund to put flowers there each week to brighten it up.

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The graveyard is right off the path, very accessible. The grave itself is a little overgrown but clearly visible if you look around a bit.

Thank KCar2017
Reviewed 6 March 2017

After going to the museum, the church yard was over the road from where we were staying,so we payed our respects, the ground was covered in purple crocus very pretty

Thank loulou187062
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Went to search out Ruskin's grave. Took one look at the graveyard in the St. Andrew's Church and wondered if I'd ever find it, but soon found discreet but helpful signs pointing us to the great man's grave itself. Very thoughtful and helpful I must...More

Thank RobboLancashire
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