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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 MarkersThomas Gray - Cornhill, London, UK

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This bronze plaque, to Thomas Gray the poet, is located on the south side of Cornhill in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Town Pier - West Street, Gravesend, Kent, UK

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This information tables stands at the town end of the approach to the Town Pier and is located outside The Three Daws public house. The pier was built between 1831 and 1834.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersMaypole, Belton, Leicestershire

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Freestanding maypole in the Market Place, Belton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/8/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGravesend Ferries - West Street, Garvesend, Kent, UK

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This information table, close to the Town Pier, explains how the ferries helped the town to thrive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPrincess Pocahontas Gardens - Church Street, Gravesend, Kent, UK

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This information board is in the grounds of St George's church that are known as Princess Pocahontas Gardens. Pocanhontas was buried here following hear death in 1617.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCountess Pillar, A66, Brougham, Cumbria, UK

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The Countess Pillar marks the place where Lady Anne Clifford, Countess of Dorset, bade farewell to her mother Margaret on 2 April 1616.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSite of Wesley's Tree - Market Square- Stony Stratford- Buck's

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A PLAQUE ON THE SITE OF THE OLD ELM TREE WHERE JOHN WESLEY WAS STATED TO HAVE PREACHED WHEN HE VISITED STONY STRATFORD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSouthwark Bridge - London, UK

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Southwark Bridge spans the River Thames in central London. It traverses the Thames in a NNE/SSW direction and is used by vehicles and pedestrians. The bridge has a dedicated cycle lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 4/20/2014

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UK Historical MarkersBlackfriars Bridge - London, UK

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The bridge, that spans the River Thames and has five arches, was opened in 1869 and re-opened, after widening, in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: 5/10/2013

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UK Historical MarkersThe Globe - Historic Marker - Moorgate, London, Great Britain.

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This amazing sign is on a Public House made famous by Romantic poet John Keats who was born 1795, in the building now known as 'The Globe' a bar located at Moorgate, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: 6/11/2013

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UK Historical MarkersBunhill Fields Burial Ground - City Road, London, UK

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On the west side of City Road, to the north of the City of London, is Bunhill Fields Burial Ground. Along the edge of the Burial Ground are railings supported by five stone pillars each of which carries an inscription.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSaint Barrwg's - Historic Plaque - Bedwas, Wales, Great Britain.

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Looking down on the village of Bedwas in Wales, stands the fourteenth century Parish church of St. Barrwgs, surrounded by ancient and modern graves. The most prominent feature of this church is its medieval saddle back, bell tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: 4/17/2013

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UK Historical MarkersRochester Bridge - Rochester, Kent, UK

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A plaque on the bridge crossing the River Medway at Rochester give a history of bridge crossings at this point from Roman times to the present bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/13/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCommemoration Stone - St Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, Kent.

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A Commemoration Stone placed at the New Road entrance to St Bartholomew's Hospital in Rochester, Kent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRoyal Marines Barracks - Gun Wharf, Chatham, Kent, UK

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This marker is a plaque mounted on a stone pillar to the south of the Medway Council offices at Gun Wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/7/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt. George's Gardens - London, UK

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Now tucked away among housing developments, St. George's Garden is still a pleasant and tranquil open space redolent of its history as one of the first cemeteries built away from a church in 1713.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: 4/20/2013

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UK Historical MarkersRoman City Wall - Rochester, Kent, UK

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This plaque is mounted on a large, brick wall on the north side of Corporation Street (A2) that skirts the eastern part of Rochester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBunhill Fields Burial Ground - London, England

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This historic cemetery may have been used for burials for nearly 2000 years, but in 1665 the area victims of the plaque were buried here. Later it became noted as the graveyard for noncomformists and many famous people are buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/30/2013

last visited: 4/15/2013

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UK Historical MarkersThames Ironworks Ship Building and Engineering Company - Canning Town Station, Silvertown Way, London, UK

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This memorial is incorporated into a stairwell at Canning Town station and bus station. The concrete is inscribed with many facts and figures about the company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBritannia Works, Colchester, Essex.

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A Crankshaft on a granite block has been placed near the site of the Britannia Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCzechoslovak Government-in-Exile - Bayswater Road, London, UK

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This plaque is high on the wall of an apartment block on the north side of Bayswater Road opposite Kensington Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHigh Speed 1 Plaque - St Pancras International Station, London, UK

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Inside St Pancras International Station is this modern plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2013

last visited: 3/29/2013

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UK Historical MarkersCistercian Abbey of St Mary - Abbey Road, London, UK

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This bridge carries Abbey Road, not The Beatles Abbey Road, over rail tracks in east London. The inscribed stone is on one of the supports.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersEastgate House - High Street, Rochester, Kent, UK

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Eastgate House is an Elizabethan town house located on the north east side of Rochester High Street. It was built in the 1590s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/22/2013

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersKidwelly - Cydweli - Info Plaque - Wales. Great Britain

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Established as a borough 1115 AD. Kidwelly is one of the oldest boroughs in Wales and stands in the shadow of a great Norman Castle, overlooking the river Gwendraeth and the town of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2013

last visited: 3/18/2013

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