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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 MarkersWelcome to the Quarry - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

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The Quarry is a recreational park created in 1719, bordered by the River Severn. The Park includes the Dingle Gardens. The Quarry is the main park in Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/1/2016

last visited: 3/1/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSt George Bridge - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

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Shrewsbury St George's Bridge; also known as, or recorded in historical documents as; Walshebrugge; Walshemanne's Brigge; Welch Bridge; Walche bridge; Old Welsh Bridge & of course the Welsh Bridge. Located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2016

last visited: 2/27/2016

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UK Historical MarkersHistoric Mardol - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

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The Mardol - Stretching from Darwin Gate at it's head down to the River Severn, the unusually named Mardol is one of Shrewsbury's oldest streets. It is packed full of Tudor wood framed higgledy-piggledy shops typical of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2016

last visited: 2/27/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Forge - Westferry Road, London, UK

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The black plaque is attached to the end wall of a building on the north east side of Westferry Road on the Isle of Dogs in London. The plaque advises that The Forge was built in 1860 for the shipbuilders C J Mare & Co.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersShrewsbury Abbey - Historic Marker - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

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The Abbey was founded as a Benedictine Monastery by Roger de Montgomery in 1083 on the site of an existing Saxon church. After the Dissolution of all Monasteries by King Henry VIII, part of the Abbey survives to this day as a Parish Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2016

last visited: 2/22/2016

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UK Historical MarkersCadman - St Mary's Church - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

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The Spire of St Mary’s is one of the tallest in the UK. In 1739, showman Robert Cadman attempted to slide head first down a rope from the top of the tower, He is now buried below his engraved obituary plaque, at the West entrance door of the Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/18/2016

last visited: 2/20/2016

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UK Historical MarkersPembrey Square & St Illtyds Church - Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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A bi-lingual Historic Marker giving details of the village Square & the Medieval St Illtyd's church & Over 200 Sailors from shipwrecks, are buried in the Churchyard. Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2016

last visited: 2/17/2016

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UK Historical MarkersBest Decorated Street, Coronation 1953 - Shakespeare Street - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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Shakespeare Street in Loughborough was awarded Best Decorated Street by the Loughborough Monitor for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in June 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSoldiers of Industry - St Mark's - Newport, Gwent, South Wales.

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St Marks church features 2 memorial plaques to the 39 victims of the 1909 Newport dock disaster. The historic marker is titled "In Memorlam of the Soldiers of Industry who fell on July 2nd 1909". Displayed in Saint Marks, Newport, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSacred - St Illtyd's, Pembrey, Carmarthenshire, Wales

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Sacred to the memory of the dead of 3 shipwrecks on Cefn Sidan Sands in the Nineteenth Century. One of whose victims was Adeline Coquelin, niece of Napoleon's consort Josephine. Located at St Illtyd's Church, Pembrey, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThree Historic Markers - Port Eynon, Gower, Wales.

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Three Historic Markers located at the Beach Bus Stop at Port Eynon. The village is located in the remote South Western coastal corner of the Gower Peninsula which is a designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/11/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersLifeboat - Janet - Port Eynon, Swansea, Wales.

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A Marble lifesize sculpture of a Lifeboat Crewman set in the wall of St Catwg's church, a memorial dedicated to the members of the crew of lifeboat 'Janet' & those who lost their lives on New Years Day 1916. Located in Port Eynon, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersCrossing The Tawe - City & County of Swansea, Wales.

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The Historical Marker is mounted at the former Railway bridge over the River Tawe. The Plaque is titled 'Crossing the Tawe - River & Dock to New Cut' & is also inscribed in Welsh. The River Tawe is in City & County of Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersHMS Arethusa - Historic Marker - Swansea Maritime Quarter - Wales

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Nine ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Arethusa. A historical plaque gives details of the History of The Frigate HMS Arethusa which was paid for and adopted by the people of the City & County of Swansea. South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: 2/14/2016

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UK Historical MarkersZeppelin Raids 1916 - The Rushes - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A square granite stone incised with a German Cross in the road, which marks the spot a zeppelin bomb fell on January 31 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersZeppelin Raids 1916 - Empress Road - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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A square granite stone incised with a German Cross in the road, close to the pavement, which marks the spot a zeppelin bomb fell on January 31 1916.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTrafalgar Bridge - Historic Marker - Swansea, Wales.

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Trafalgar Bridge Plaque - Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar. Quoting the history of the battle in 1805. Located at the Afon Tawe Barrage, Maritime Quarter, Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: 2/6/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSolander Islands — Cosy Nook, New Zealand

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The first voyage of James Cook expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS Endeavour was from 1768 to 1771. While charting the waters and shorelines around New Zealand he named some small islands off of the South Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSite of Osborne's Court, off Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. CV37 6EY

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A modern Shopping Arcade has been built on the site of some old cottages in Stratford-upon-Avon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Market Hall, Chapel Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire.

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The Building of a Market Hall....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: 7/7/2016

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UK Historical MarkersBellingham Bay — Bellingham, WA

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While the sign begins discussing Bellingham Bay it focuses on the the disputed San Juan Islands. In the late 1840s this group of islands were disputed territory between the United States and Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: Washington

date approved: 1/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical Markers'Great Paul' bell case - Queens Park - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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An historic bell casing used to cast the Great Paul Bell that hangs in St Paul's Cathedral is now on permanent display in Loughborough's Queen's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAdmiral Horatio Nelson - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This plaque, presented by the Great Yarmouth Archaeological Socitey, indicates that Nelson, whilst styaing at the Wrestlers Inn was made a freeman of Great Yarmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJames Sharman - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This plaque, presented by the Nelson Socitey and Nelson Museum, indicates that James Sharman was press-ganged into the navy and served with Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. Sharman helped take the fatally wounded Nelson below decks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/8/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersElm Hill - Norwich, UK

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Elm Hill is a quaint, cobbled street that runs from Wensum Street in the north east to Princes Street in the south west. Due to its unspoilt appearance it is used as a location by TV and film units.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2016

last visited: never

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