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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 MarkersColliery Wheel - Baddesley Ensor, Warwickshire

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A mining memorial in the form of half a pit winding wheel set on a stone plinth, Baddesley Ensor common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 8/17/2017

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UK Historical MarkersLLawhaden Castle - Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Llawhaden Castle (Castell Llanhuadain) is a medieval fortified Palace for the Bishop of St Davids. Located in the Pembrokeshire village of Llawhaden, 8 miles east of Haverfordwest, in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersThe Courtyard - Castell Llanhuadain - Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Llawhaden Castle (Castell Llanhuadain) is a medieval fortified Palace for the Bishop of St Davids. Located in the Pembrokeshire village of Llawhaden, 8 miles east of Haverfordwest, in South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersThe Old Oak - Carmarthen, Wales.

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Merlin's Oak is a famous oak tree, with a prophecy of doom for the Town of Carmarthen. The tree once stood on the corner of Oak Lane and Priory Street in Carmarthen, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersMoridunum - Roman fort - Carmarthen, Wales.

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Carmarthen began as a town with the arrival of the Romans in 75 AD. A fort was built by them that they called Moridunum, (which translates to Sea Fort). Alas now covered by a car park. Carmarthen, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/22/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersCollared for Rent - Loughor / Casllwchwr, Wales.

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Three historic sites in one. Loughor Castle 13th century Tower, built on a 1099 AD. Norman earthwork castle, in turn thrown up on the corner of a 2000 year old Roman fort. Located in Casllwchwr/Loughor, Swansea, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersArfau - Munitions - Pembrey Country Park, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Pembrey Country Park, was once synonymous with munitions. Sand dunes & forest were turned into a massive ordinance factory, employing thousands of people. The park is now returned to its natural beauty. Located near Llanelli, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/20/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersHafod Morfa Copperworks - Swansea, Wales.

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The Hafod-Morfa Copperworks was once the crucible of the global copper industry & vital to Swansea’s development. It is now the center of a heritage led regeneration project, featuring Historic Markers, Heritage Buidings, Sculptures, & Guided Walks

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersThe Loughor Viaduct - Wales. Great Britain.

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The old Loughor Railway Viaduct was the only surviving timber rail bridge in the Country. It was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1852. The new bridge carries the South Wales main line across the tidal estuary of the River Loughor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersCardigan Bridge - Ceridigion, Wales.

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Cardigan Bridge - Over 900 years of history can be found beneath its arches. The Bridge stands over the Afon Teifi River, located in Cardigan, Ceredigion, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersWhyte & Smith Ltd. Hosiery Factory - Charnwood Road - Shepshed, Leicestershire

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Stone and plaque placed on Charnwood Road, Shepshed, marking the site of the Whyte & Smith Hosiery Factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGlen Arthur Taylor - Neath Abbey, Wales.

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Historic Plaque commemorating the excavation & work of Glen Arthur Taylor FSA. at Neath Abbey ruins, Neath, Glamorgan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: 10/4/2017

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UK Historical MarkersAberdulais - Neath Port Talbot, Wales.

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Aberdulais is a village in Neath Port Talbot, Wales, lying on the River Neath. The village grew around the Aberdulais Falls, the site of successive industries and now a hydro-electric station. The National Trust owns and administers the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersThe Cistercian Way - 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: 4/14/2017

last visited: 4/23/2017

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UK Historical MarkersVillage History - Pailton, Warwickshire

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An information board near the War Memorial in Pailton village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/14/2017

last visited: never

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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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