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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 MarkersThe Cistercians - Neath Abbey, Wales.

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Neath Abbey Originally founded in 1130 AD. As a daughter house of Savigny, the Abbey was absorbed into the Cistercian order in 1147. Fairly complete remains of the abbey survive to this day, at Cadoxton-Juxta-Neath, Neath Abbey, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersKenfig - National Nature Reserve - Bridgend County, Wales.

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Kenfig historic plaque & map includes local information about Wildlife & Kenfig Pool the largest freshwater lake in South Wales. The reserve has a buried Village & Castle. Located near Porthcawl, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersAmelia Earhart - Burry Port Harbour, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Amelia Earhart moored her Seaplane 'Friendship' on arrival in Wales, & stepped ashore in Burry Port Harbour at the end of her historic flight, making her the first Woman to fly the Atlantic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/12/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersThe International Brigade - Llaneli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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A bilingual Historic Marker dedicated to The International Brigade - Starts with "You are History, you are Legend" - Remembering the men from this area who fought in the Spanish Civil War. Located in Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersCrochendy Llanelli Pottery - Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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A heritage trail historic marker with text & etchings, featuring the South Wales Pottery, that once stood at this location. The pottery was productive from 1839 until its closure in 1921. The site is now a supermarket, Llanelli, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersHigh Definition TV Service - Alexander Palace, London, UK

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The BBC TV mast is one of the oldest TV transmission sites in the world and the world's first regular high definition TV service was started here, by the BBC in 1936. The antenna is still in use today as a relay station operated by Arqiva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTaff's Well Thermal Spring 2 - Taff's Well, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

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Taff's Well Thermal Spring - One of 3 different historic Markers near this location. The only hot spring in Wales, is located in Taff's Well, Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/11/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

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UK Historical MarkersTaff's Well Thermal Spring - Taff's Well, Wales.

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Taff's Well Thermal Spring - The only hot spring in Wales, is located in Taff's Well, Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: 10/12/2017

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UK Historical MarkersGreat Tower & Hall - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

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The ruins of the Great Tower and Hall are all that remain of this once great Castle. (Built 1071-AD) The birthplace of King Henry V. Located in Monmouth, Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersMonmouth Castle - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

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Monmouth Castle (Built 1071-AD) The ruins are all that remains of this once great Castle. The birthplace of King Henry V. The nearby Great Castle House was built on the site of most of the original Castle in 1672. Located in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersGreat Castle House - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

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Great Castle House was built on the site of Monmouth Castle in 1672. Castle House is now home to Monmouthshire Royal Engineers, also a Regimental museum. Located on Castle Hill, in Monmouth, Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/10/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersOld Bell Tower - School Lane - Wolvey, Warwickshire

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Plaque on the bell tower of the former infants school that once stood at this site on school Lane, Wolvey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBest Kept Churchyard, 1963 - St John the Baptist - Wolvey, Warwickshire

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Plaque inside the porch of St John the Baptist church for best kept churchyard in the Diocese of Coventry, 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBootham Bar - City Walls - York, Yorkshire, Great Britain.

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There has been a gateway here for nearly 2000 years - Bootham Bar is the Medieval City Gateway, built on the site of one of the five main entrances to the Roman fortress. The plaque is mounted on the North West wall, at Gillygate, York, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/5/2017

last visited: 5/12/2017

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UK Historical MarkersQueen Margarets Gateway - Abbey Walls - York, Yorkshire, UK.

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Plaque on a gateway which was opened in the Abbey Walls in July 1503. To allow the passage of Margaret Tudor, the eldest daughter of the Welsh, King of England Henry VII, On her way to marry King James IV of Scotland. Located in the City of York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2017

last visited: 3/9/2013

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UK Historical MarkersStone Roller - Copston Magna, Warwickshire

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An old road roller near St John's church, Copston Magna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersUnder Milk Wood - Laugharne, Wales, Great Britain.

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A seat on the coastal footpath between Dylan Thomas's Boathouse, and the Village of Laugharne. The seat has plaques with extracts from Dylans 'Under Milk Wood'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersDylans Birthday Walk - Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Dylan's Birthday Walk. A scenic walk along Laugharne's, coastal path, passing an ancient Castle, Rivers, views of Dylan Thomas's Boat House, with stunning views across the Channel, ending at Milk Wood? Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersLaugharne Corporation - Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Laugharne's town hall & clock tower dated 1896, stands in the centre of this pretty Georgian town. The Town Hall is still used for meetings of the Laugharne Corporation, one of the last remaining medieval corporations in the World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersColeshill Pillory - Coleshill, Warwickshire

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A plaque by the Coleshill pillory, a wooden frame with holes for the offender's neck and wrists, which dates back to the Medieval period. The pillory also has stocks attached and acted as a whipping post.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Old Bank House - Coleshill, Warwickshire

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A plaque on the front of the Old Bank House, Church Hill, Coleshill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/26/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPioneer Quay At Castlefield - Manchester, UK

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This stand alone information board has information about a quay on the Rochdale Canal in the Castlefield area of Manchester. The Castlefield area became the first Urban Heritage Park in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Lookout - Charmouth, Dorset, UK

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The hexagonal white building by the seafront is The Lookout and is still used today to keep watch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWedgwood Roundhouse - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

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The Roundhouse was formerly part of the Wedgwood Pottery works, and was built circa 1769.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2017

last visited: 9/13/2016

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UK Historical MarkersHewenden Viaduct - Cullingworth, UK

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This information board is on a viewing platform at the northern end of Hewenden Viaduct on the 'rails to trails' Great Northern Railway Trail (National Route 69).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: never

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