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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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Image for Flamsteed's Meridian Line --  Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UKview gallery
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UK Historical MarkersFlamsteed's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The meridian line determined by Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed in the 1690s allowed him to accurately chart the position of 3000 stars over 40 years

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersJames Bradley's Meridian -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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A second historic marker about James Bradley's meridian, still used as the basis the British Ordinance Survey markers

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersBradley's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The Meridian Line determined by Astronomer Royal James Bradley in 1750

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersHalley's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The historic marker pertaining to the Meridian Line determined by Astronomer Royal Edmond Halley in 1725

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersAiry's Meridian Line -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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Royal Astronomer George Biddell Airy's Meridian Line, better known as The Prime Meridian of the World

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersTime Subscribers & Time Ball -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An example of a table-top time ball is on display in Flamsteed House on board the Royal Observatory at Greenwich in an exhibit about time subscribers and time signals

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/26/2016

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UK Historical MarkersUnion Flag from the MINOTAUR -- Nelson Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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A rare surviving flag from the British Fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar is on display at the National Martitime Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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UK Historical MarkersNelson's Uniform at Trafalgar -- Nelson Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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A plaque discussing aspects and details of Nelson's uniform at Trafalgar, the one he was wearing when he was mortally wounded on board the HMS VICTORY

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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UK Historical MarkersLion Figurehead -- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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A crowned lion ship's figurehead from 1720 at the 2nd floor exit at the National Maritime Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/27/2016

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UK Historical MarkersParish Badges -- St Magnus the Martyr, City if London, UK

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Five parish badge medallions in a row in the churchyard portal at St Magnus the Martyr Anglican Church in the city of London tracwe the history of this old church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 10/24/2016

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UK Historical MarkersFinding Longitude- Timekeeper Method -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the 15th century process of finding longitude with the timekeeper method -and its challenges on the high seas

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Sugarloaf -- Cannon Street, City of London, UK

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This historic marker is located on the front of the Sugarloaf Pub at 65 Cannon Street in the City of London

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/20/2016

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UK Historical Markers500th Anniversary of the Worshipful Company of Bakers -- Monument Place, City of London, UK

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To commemorate their quincentennial, The Worshipful Company of Bakers erected a historic plaque near the site where a baker started the Great Fire of 1666

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersLord Mayors During Construction of the Monument -- Great Fire Monument, City of London, UK

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A list of the Lord Mayors of London during the construction of the great Fire monument is inscribed in Latin on the east side of the Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 10/23/2016

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UK Historical MarkersResponse of King Charles II to the Disaster -- Great Fire Monument, City of London, UK

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A narrative of the King's response to help with rebuilding the City after the Great Fire is inscribed in Latin on the south side of the elegant Great Fire Monument. Fortunately, a bronze plaque with an English translation was added later.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/22/2016

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UK Historical MarkersNarrative of the Great Fire -- Great Fire Monument, City of London, UK

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A narrative of the Great Fire is inscribed in Latin on the north side of the elegant Great Fire Monument. Fortunately, a bronze plaque with an English translation was added later.

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Monument -- Great Fire Monument, City of London, UK

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The historical context for this stunning memorial, on the west side of the column's base

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersLondon Wall Walk #2 -- Tower Hamlets, Tower Hill, London, UK

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The second of 21 panels along the London Wall Walk, this panel is located on Tower Hill on the wall near the statue of Emperor Trajan

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe City Wall -- Aldersgate, City of London, UK

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A badly damaged interpretive sign in the bastion-level walk at the London Wall near the Museum of London

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/22/2016

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UK Historical MarkersIn Memory of William Penn -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn, was baptized at All hallows By the Tower in 1644

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSaxon Arch -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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A Saxon-era arch is stabilized and preserved inside All Hallows By the Tower, near the Tower of London

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersAll Hallows By the Tower -- Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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A sign at the entrance to All Hallows by the Tower Church gives a brief snapshot of the events happening in and around this Medieval Church

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersWilliamson's Tavern -- Groveland Court, City of London UK

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The sign at the entry into Williamson's Tavern, famed for hosting King William III and Queen Mary

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: 9/20/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Bell -- Cutty Sark, Greenwich Pier, London, UK

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The ship's bell of the famous tea clipper ship Cutty Sark has an interesting history, related in a plaque at the bell

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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UK Historical MarkersStar of India -- Cutty Sark, Greenwich Pier, London, UK

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The ship's emblem of the famous tea clipper ship Cutty Sark has an interesting history, related in a plaque nearby

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location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/19/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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