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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 MarkersTelemark Raid - Chiltern Court, Baker Street, London, UK

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This plaque, attached to the south west face of Chiltern Court in Baker Street, advises that the SOE's Norwegian Section planned the Telemark Raid here during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2016

last visited: 7/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersPollington Canal Towpath Heritage Board - Pollington, UK

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This information board stands next to Pollington Lock on the Knottingley and Goole Canal Section of the Aire and Calder Navigation. It has history of the lock, the canal and the local area, including a trip through the lock by a mini submarine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSouth Gate - St Botolph's Street, Colchester, UK

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This plaque is attached to a building on the east side of St Botolph's Street in Colchester. It is a little way to the north west of the ruins of St Botolph's Priory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/1/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLucas and Lisle Executions - Castle Park, Colchester, UK

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This grey granite obelisk, that stands 4.5 meters (15 feet) tall, is located in Castle Park on the north side of Colchester Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWesley's Chapel - Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, UK

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This plaque, erected by the Corporation of Colchester, indicates that Wesley's Chapel stood on this site. The plaque is attached to a building on the east side of Maidenburgh Street near the High Street in Colchester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHeritage Trail #1 - Nether Broughton, Leicestershire

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#1 of a series of 9 interpretation boards around the village of Nether Broughton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHeritage Trail #7 - Nether Broughton, Leicestershire

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#7 of a series of 9 interpretation boards around the village of Nether Broughton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersNorth Bridge Widening - North Station Road, Colchester, UK

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North Bridge crosses the River Colne in a north/south direction carrying two lanes of vehicular traffic and two footpaths. The bridge was erected in 1843 and widened in 1903.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersNorth Gate - North Hill, Colchester, UK

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This plaque is attached to the wall of a building on the west side of North Hill close to the junction with Middleborough in Colchester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Battle of Maidstone - Bank Street, Maidstone, UK

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This grey plaque, commemorating the Battle of Maidstone in 1648, is attached to the south east face of Maidstone Town Hall on the north west side of Bank Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBilstone Gibbet Post - Gibbet Lane - Bilstone, Leicestershire

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An information board at the site of the gibbet post erected a ½ of a mile from the scene of a murder committed by John Massey February, 1800.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFormer School - Inholms Rd - Flintham, Nottinghamshire

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Two historical information boards outside the Flintham Museum on Inholms Road, Flintham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/11/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGippeswyk Park - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Gippeswyk Park is a park in the South West of Ipswich in England. A plaque tells us it was bequeathed to Ipswich by the MP Felix Cobbold in 1910.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/4/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Maidstone Martyrs - Fairmeadow, Maidstone, UK

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A plaque on Drakes public house advises that "seven persons were burnt" near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Mary's Collegiate Church - Old Square, Warwick, UK

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St Mary's was founded here in 1123 with the crypt still surviving from that time. Rebuilding and additions took place in the 14th and 15th centuries. The tower and nave were destroyed by the great fire of Warwick in 1694 and were rebuilt 1704.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBanner of Gladwyn Jebb - St Andrew - Bramfield, Suffolk

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Hubert Miles Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn GCMG GCVO CB PC known as Gladwyn Jebb, was a prominent British civil servant, diplomat and politician as well as the Acting Secretary-General of the United Nations for a little over three months.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWarwick County Gaol - Barrack Street, Warwick, UK

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This plaque is over a cell door of the former County Gaol in Warwick. It is on the south east side of Barrack Street at the junction with Northgate Street at the north corner of the Shire Hall complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: 5/9/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Half Moon & Star - St Matthew's Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Site of the old Half Moon & Star public house. This pub closed in 1985 and is now in residential use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTooley's and Smart's Almshouses - Foundation Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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Beautifully maintained lettering plaques in gold, red and black paint on the relief moulding celebrate these ancient endowments to the town of Ipswich by two (or more) of its wealthiest sixteenth century merchant philanthropists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSmisby Lockup - Smisby, Derbyshire

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The Smisby Lock-Up is octagonal in shape, brick built with tiled spire roof and has a heavy studded door. It is located at the side of the road in the village centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTransshipment Warehouse - Dobcross, UK

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This information board describes the history of a warehouse at the side of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. It stands on the canal towpath on the opposite side of the canal from the warehouse it is describing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersParish Rooms - Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

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An information plaque above the date stone over the entrance to the Parish Rooms, Mountsorrel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersMountsorrel Hall - Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

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A plaque on an Adam style house on Loughborough Road, Mountsorrel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersButtermarket - Mountsorrel, Leicestershire

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A distinct building in Mountsorrel is the Butter Market situated in the Market Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Name Says It All - Milnsbridge, UK

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This information board next to lock 9E on the Huddersfield Canal has information about the history of the town of Milnsbridge and the connection with textile mills and the canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2016

last visited: never

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