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This Category is for Waymarking all of those historical marker sites around the UK and marker sites across the world with British connections. Historical marker sites provide visitors with important, interesting information and provide us with a chance to stop to rest while travelling.

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UK Historical MarkersHolme Valley - Digley, UK

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This standalone metal sign has information about the history of the Holme Valley, the area around here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHarecastle Tunnel - Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire,UK.

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An information board located facing the south portal of the Harecastle Tunnel near Tunstall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/6/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersA Day in the Life of a Frontline Tommy - Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Nottinghamshire

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An installation around a replica WWI trench like those that could be found on the front line on the battlefields of France or Belgium. It highlights a typical day in the life of a 'Tommy' in the form of a timelind of the day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Wellington Monument - Wellington, Somerset

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An information board on the path approaching the Wellington Monument, outlining a brief history of its constructiuon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSherwood Pines Trenches - Nr. Clipstone, Nottinghamshire

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The area then known as Clipstone Shrogges in Sherwood Pines Forest Park was used as a military training ground by the troops stationed at the nearby Clipstone Army Camp during WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersClipstone Camp - Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Nottinghamshire

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An information board in Sherwood Pines Forest Park, telling some history of the use of this area during WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLife in the Trenches - Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Nottinghamshire

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The area then known as Clipstone Shrogges in Sherwood Pines Forest Park was used by the military during WWI, and replica trenches were built for the purpose of training troops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersV1 Flying Bomb - Highbury Corner, London, UK

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The red plaque indicates that a V1 flying bomb killed 26 people on 27th June 1944. This commemorative plaque is attached to the end wall of a terrace of houses on the south side of Highbury Corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHarecastle Tunnel Milepost - Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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An information plaque located on the wall at the entrance to the south portal of the Harecastle Tunnel near Tunstall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/2/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersElsecar Inclined Plane - Elsecar, UK

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This plaque marks the site of an inclined plane tramway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFrom Elsecar To The World - Elsecar, UK

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This stand alone sign near to Elesecar canal basin tells the history of how Elsecar exported coal and iron to the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersNabs Wood And Huskar Disaster of 1838 - Silkstone Common, UK

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This stand alone information board stands close to a memorial commemorating a coal mine disaster in which 26 children died and gives information about the disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/30/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersKing John Balliol submits throne - Stracathro, Angus.

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Metal plaque on the wall of the graveyard at Stracathro Church on the site where King John Balliol submitted to Edward I in 1296.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/27/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersDane Narrowboat - Middleport Pottery, Middleport, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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An information sign located at Middleport Pottery in Middleport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRobin Hood Trail #10 & 11 - Middle Pavement - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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A map and story board on the Robin Hood Trail, Nottingham. These are Nos. 10 and 11 on Middle Pavement, near the Weekday Cross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRoyal Victoria Music Hall - Old Ford Road, London, UK

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This Bow Heritage Trail blue plaque advises that "... on this site stood... the former Royal Victoria Music Hall". The plaque is attached to a building on the south east side of Old Ford Road close to the Regent's Canal in east London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBurslem Branch Sign - Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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A metal information sign located on the Trent and Mersey Canal at the site of the Burslem Branch Canal at Burslem Port.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersOliver's Mill Site - Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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A metal information sign located at Oliver's Mill site on Newport Lane in Burslem.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2018

last visited: 9/13/2016

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UK Historical MarkersHistoric Montrose Links - Angus, Scotland.

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The history of the golf links in the town of Montrose on the east coast of Scotland, on an information sign outside the Professional's Shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRoyal Fort of the Picts - East Lomond, Fife.

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Information on the history of the ancient Pictish hillfort on the hill top of East Lomond in the Kingdom of Fife.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Way For The Millennium - Gnosall Heath, UK

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This stand alone sign stands at a road crossing of the Millennium Way, a 65km long distance footpath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLewisham V1 Rocket - Lewisham Market, London, UK

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This round plaque, erected by the Borough of Lewisham, indicates that a "V1 rocket landed here 28th July 1944". The plaque is attached to a post war building on the west side of Lewisham Market. There were 51 fatalities as a result of the attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAction for Children - Exton Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, attached to a building on the south side of Exton Street, indicates that 'The Children's Home' was founded "on this site... on 9 July 1869". The plaque marks the charity's 140th anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLaburnum House, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, UK

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A plaque giving a brief history of Laburnum House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Thomas’ Church, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, UK

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A plaque giving a brief history of St Thomas’ Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

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