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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 MarkersTelford Footbridge - St Katharine's Dock, London, UK

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The footbridge, designed by Thomas Telford, used to span the entrance to the East basin in St Katharine's Dock. It is now retired with a new bridge having taken its place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersStonegate - York, Great Britain.

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Stonegate. This plaque placed by the York Civic Trust. Explains how Stonegate has been used as a street for 1900 years. It runs along The Roman Via Praetoria that now lies buried, beneath the City centre of York, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 2/19/2014

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UK Historical MarkersPetergate - York, Great Britain.

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This plaque placed by the York Civic Trust describes how: Petergate used to be the main Roman road Via-Principalis, that now lies buried, beneath the City centre of York, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 2/19/2014

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UK Historical MarkersThe London Wall Walk Tile 21 - St Martin's le Grand, London, UK

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The London Wall, together with the River Thames, used to provide defences to the City of London. Much of the wall has now disappeared but 21 tiles have been placed to take those interested on a walk where the wall used to be. This is tile 21.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Bartholomew's Hospital - West Smithfield, London, UK

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Like many hospitals they grow and spread over a period of time. This building, a part of St Bartholomew's Hospital (St Bart's to Londoners), is at the northernmost corner of the complex facing the Central Market (Smithfield).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGatehouse - Little Britain, London, UK

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This gatehouse leads from Little Britain through to the grounds and church of St Bartholomew-the-Great.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/2/2014

last visited: 6/7/2014

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UK Historical MarkersDaily Courant - Crane Court, London, UK

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This marker is set into the pavement at the entrance to Crane Court. This alleyway runs north from Fleet Street in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJohnson's Court - Off Fleet Street, London, UK

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This marker is set into the pavement at the entrance to Johnson's Court where, by coincidence Dr Johnson's house is located. This alleyway runs north from Fleet Street in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLondon Stone - Staines-upon-Thames, UK

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Dating from 1285, the London Stone used to mark the jurisdiction of the City of London over the River Thames in terms of trade and revenue, as far as Staines-upon-Thames. It is located at the Staines Memorial Gardens along the River Thames.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBridge Restriction - Blackheath Village, Blackheath, London, UK

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This "notice" is close to the entrance to Blackheath Station on the west side of Blackheath Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersArchbishops Palace, Charing, Kent.

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A palace once visited and owned by royalty

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Old Workhouse, Charing, Kent.

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On old workhouse in the centre of Charing in Kent

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPlaque for two martyrs at Wye, Kent. UK

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A plaque for two men burnt at the stake for their faith

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFishergate Bar - George Street, York, UK

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Fishergate Bar is one of the entrances through the city walls of York. On the main arch is a stone plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBlue Bridge - Blue Bridge Lane, York, UK

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The Blue Bridge is a pedestrian bridge that runs in an east/west direction across the River Foss in York. It is located just south of the Foss barrage near the confluence with the River Ouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSkeldergate Bridge - York, UK

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This plaque is on the south side of the bridge on the west side of the river and explains when the bridge opened for pedestrian and general traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersToll Free - Skeldergate Bridge, York, UK

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In the earlier years of this bridge's existence it was a toll bridge and a fee was collected for using the bridge to cross the River Ouse. The bridge was declared "toll free" on 1st April 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Augustine's Abbey Garden - Longport, Canterbury, Kent, UK

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This plaque is to the right of the main visitor entrance to the Abbey grounds on the north side of Longport in Canterbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBridge Widening - High Street, Canterbury, UK

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This stone marker is on the north east side of the High Street and a few paces south east of where the bridge crosses the River Stour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBlack Friars Gate - Saint Peter's Street, Canterbury, UK

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This stone plaque is mounted on the first floor level of a building on the north east side of Saint Peter's Street at the junction with High Street and The Friars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe King's Mill - High Street, Canterbury, UK

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This marker is to be found on the front of a building on the north east side of the High Street in Canterbury. This building is to the south east of, and next to the River Stour, from which it used to draw its power by waterwheel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSpanish Civil War Monument - Sirhowy, Blanau Gwent, Wales, UK

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A flat stone memorial with a marble plaque on top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAneurin Bevan Commemorative Stones - Sirhowy, Blaenau Gwent, Wales, UK

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A series of large stones in commemoration of the politician and founder of the National Health Service, Nye Bevan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/28/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJohn Sharp - Bradford, UK

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This plaque marks the site of the house where John Sharp was born, one of the famous sons of the town of Bradford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCeltic Labyrinth carvings, Rocky Valley, Tintagel

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Rock carvings believed by some to be from the early Bronze Age (1800-1400 BC).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: 8/6/2012

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