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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 MarkersPrestolee Locks and the Meccano-style Bridge - Little Lever, UK

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This small information board stands at the edge of the towpath of the former Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal. It is at the top of an old flight of locks near to a new footbridge installed in 2012.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSt Thomas y Merthyr a'r Felin - St Dogmaels, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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St Thomas y Merthyr a'r Felin - St Thomas the Martyr & the Mill. The Historic Marker is located at the boundary wall of St Dogmaels Abbey, in the Heart of St Dogmaels or Llandudoch, the Village with two names, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCloister / Cloestr - St Dogmaels Abbey, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Cloister/Cloestr - Daily life in the Abbey tended to revolve around the cloister. St Dogmaels Abbey is located in the Heart of St Dogmaels or Llandudoch, the Village with two names, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBuddugolaeth a Brad - Nevern Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Buddugolaeth a Brad - Treachery & Triumph. A bilingual historic marker, located on a tree covered mound, & the ruins of Castell Nanhyfer, the now mostly overgrown & hidden Motte & Bailey, Castle of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPresbytery / Seintwar - St Dogmaels Abbey, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Presbytery/Seintwar - St Dogmaels Abbey - The Abbey ruins are grade 1 listed buildings in the care of Cadw. Located in the Heart of St Dogmaels or Llandudoch, the Village with two names, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/7/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBywyd Yn I Beili - Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Bywyd yn i Beili - Life in the Bailey - Bilingual Historic Marker. Located in the center of an open meadow, near a tree covered mound, & the ruins of Castell Nanhyfer. Nevern Castle is Located in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. Pembroke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWhen Bread Was A Luxury - Liversedge, UK

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This information board stands in a small park, near to a stature of a Cropper and his daughter from 1812. Automation was replacing the job of a cropper in the woollen industry and this board tells us about life for such workers and their children.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCroeso I Gastell Nanhyfer - Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Croeso I Gastell Nanhyfer - Welcome to Nevern Castle - Bilingual Historic Marker, displayed in the parking lot at the footpath entrance to Castell Nanhyfer. Nevern Castle is Located in Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCroeso i Nanhyfer - Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Croeso I Nanhyfer - Welcome to Nevern - Marker gives historical info on the area & in detail on The Nevern Cross, Bleeding Yew, Mounting Block, & St Brynach's Church in the tiny picturesque village of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBlack Boy Inn - High Street, Chelmsford, UK

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The location of the Black Boy Inn is marked by a blue plaque on the east side of Chelmsford High Street at the junction with Springfield Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/30/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersQuaker Meeting House - Duke Street, Chelmsford, UK

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This plaque is attached to the north east face of what is known as the Anne Knight House on the south west side of Duke Street in Chelmsford. The building was constructed as a Quaker Meeting House and was used for that purpose from 1824 to 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLiverpool Pilot Office - Liverpool, UK

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This sign tells of the history of the building as a Pilot Office for Liverpool Docks between 1883 and 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersHall House Bridge - Leigh, UK

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The Hall House Bridge over the Bridgewater Canal is one of only two near Leigh that have not been modified since they were first constructed. This sign has information about the canal, the Bridgewater Way and the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTrollope Pillar Boxes - Rutland Gate, London, UK

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This post box is located on the north west side of Rutland Gate. The box has a plaque attached to it advising that Rutland Gate was one of the first in London to have a pillar box in 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRotherham Lock - Rotherham, UK

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This information board stands next to Rotherham Lock on the River Don and gives its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersStone Bridge - High Street, Chelmsford, UK

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The Stone Bridge, or Old Bridge as it is also known, straddles the River Can at the southern end of Chelmsford High Street. Constructed of stone it was built in 1787. A plaque on a building near the south west corner of the bridge tells its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFirst Outlet to the Sea for the early Coal & Iron Industries - Porthcawl, Wales

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This bi-lingual slate plaque draws your attention to the fact that the rails below, were from the horsedrawn tramroad, that provided the first route to the Sea for the export of coal & iron, from Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersAllied Landing in Normandy - Kenfig, Bridgend, Wales.

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The marker honours the Sailors, Soldiers & Airmen of the Parish of Kenfig who played their part in the Allied Landing of Normandy. The plaque is located in the Cynffig - Nature Reserve Visitor Center, Ton Kenfig, Pyle, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersAbandoned Town of Kenfig - Cornelly, Bridgend, Wales.

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The Abandoned Village of Kenfig - Lies beneath the sand dunes. Now known as Kenfig Pool National Nature Reserve, the area designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Located near Bridgend, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersTredegar House - Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales.

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Tredegar House & Park - Now belongs to the National Trust & is one of the most significant Restoration houses in Britain. Located In Newport, Monmouthshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/15/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersGatehouse Courtyard - Tintagel Castle - Tintagel, Cornwall

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An information board within the Gatehouse Courtyard of Tintagel Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPrincess Diana Tree - Camelford, Cornwall

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A tree planted by Princess Diana 12th May 1993 on a visit to Key Organics, Camelford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTrencherfield Mill - Wigan, UK

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This metal information board on the towpath of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal gives some history of a large nearby building that was formerly a cotton mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAllied Invasion of Europe - Newport, Gwent, Wales.

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A memorial plaque - commemorating the Allied Invasion of Europe on 6th June 1944. Mounted on a rough hewn standing stone. located in front of the exchange building (the Old Post office) Newport - Gwent, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/10/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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UK Historical MarkersGeorge Williams & YMCA -- Juxon House, St Paul's Churchyard, City of London, UK

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A black plaque at Juxon House, listed on blueplates.org, preserves the history of the YMCA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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