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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 MarkersBishop James Montagu -- Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset, UK

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The historic marker explaining the history of Bishop James Montagu, whise effigy tomb lies in the north nave at Bath Abbey

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2016

last visited: 8/29/2017

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UK Historical MarkersNorman Tower -- Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset, UK

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A historic marker along the south side of Bath Abbey preserves the history of the Norman Tower and Norman Cathedral that once stood here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: 10/4/2017

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UK Historical MarkersCrowning of King Edgar -- Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset, UK

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The historic marker pertaining to the 973 AD crowning of Edgar, first king of all England, which happened at this site over 1000 years ago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: 7/14/2017

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UK Historical MarkersPrince of Orange Obelisk - 'Orange Grove' - Bath, Somerset

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In 1734 Richard ‘Beau’ Nash, the master of ceremonies in Bath, renamed this area ‘Orange Grove’ and erected the Obelisk in the centre to commemorate the visit of the Prince of Orange to Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersAlkmaar Garden - Bath, Somerset

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An attractive circular garden on a roundabout-like traffic island just east of the abbey. It commemorates 'the bond of friendship between the two ancient cities of Bath and Alkmaar, founded on the liberation of the Netherlands 5 May 1945'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersGuildhall Extension - Bath Guildhall - Bath, Somerset

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The current Guildhall was designed by Thomas Baldwin and built 1775-8. It was extended by the addition of two wings, the south 1893-5, which housed, and still houses, municipal offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersOld Theatre Royal - Old Orchard Street - Bath, Somerset

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A bronze plaque on the front of the Masonic Hall, Old Orchard Street, Bath, formerly the Theatre Royal until 1805.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPulteney Weir & Sluice - Grand Parade - Bath, Somerset

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A plaque affixed to the balustrade on Grand Parade commemorating the opening of Pulteney Weir and Sluice, Bath, on 2nd June 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersVictoria Art Gallery - Bath, Somerset

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Plaque on the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, commemorating to opening in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPulteney Bridge - Bath, Somerset

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Pulteney Bridge, completed in 1773, is a bridge that crosses the River Avon. The bridge was designed by Robert Adam, and is one of only four bridges in the world with shops across the full span on both sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRiver Avon Trail - Pulteney Weir - Bath, Somerset

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An information board situsted on the banks of the River Avon at Pulteney Weir. The board marks the beginning / end of the River Avon Trail, depending on which direction you are travelling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWelcome to Widcombe - Bath, Somerset

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An information board and map along the River Avon Trail in the Widcombe district of Bath, which highlights some nearby places of interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBeazer Garden - Bath, Somerset

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Two brass plaques at the Beazer Garden near the banks of the River Avon, Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/1/2014

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UK Historical MarkersDuck Son & Pinker - Northgate Street - Bath, Somerset

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An information board near the site of the former Duck Son & Pinker music company store (1848 - 2011) on Northgate Street, Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRoyal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases - Bath, Somerset

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Inscription on Union Street wall of The Royal Mineral Water Hospital, Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2017

last visited: 10/4/2017

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UK Historical MarkersBath City Trail # 29 - Bath, Somerset

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Bronze plaques set in the footpath forming a circular walking tour round the centre of Bath. This is plaque #29, 'The Podium', Northgate Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRalph Allen & John Palmer - New Bond Street - Bath, Somerset

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A plaque at 'Jigsaw', New Bond Street, Bath. In what used to be the main post office, to Ralph Allen and John Palmer, two pioneers of the postal service in the eighteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/27/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersRudge inventor of the Biophantascope - New Bond Street Place - Bath, Somerset

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A brass plaque marking the place where John Arthur Roebuck Rudge, inventor of the Biophantascope, precursor to the Kinematograph, lived. The building is now a bakery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJohn Arthur Roebuck Rudge - New Bond Street Place - Bath, Somerset

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A plaque commemorating John Arthur Roebuck Rudge, the first Englishman to produce moving pictures by means of photographs, near to the place he lived, worked, and died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersTheatre Royal - Sawclose - Bath, Somerset

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Metal plaque on the Royal Theatre, Bath, showing construction and restoration dates along with the associated architects.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBeau Nash House - Bath, Somerset

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Beau Nash (18 October 1674 – 3 February 1761), born Richard Nash, was a celebrated dandy and leader of fashion in 18th-century Britain. He is best remembered as the Master of Ceremonies at the spa town of Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersLavatorial Flush - Harington's Hotel - Bath, Somerset

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Sir John Harington, inventor of the lavatorial flush, lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFrancis Hotel - Bath, Somerset

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In April 1942 during World War II, 24 metres (79 ft) of the hotel frontage was lost when a 500 kilograms (1,100 lb) Nazi Luftwaffe high explosive bomb landed on the east side of the square during the Bath Blitz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersWilliam Oliver MD - BRLSI - Bath, Somerset

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Site of the residence of William Oliver MD, one of the founders of the Royal Mineral Water Hospital, Bath.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2017

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBath City Trail # 14 - Bath, Somerset

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Bronze plaques set in the footpath forming a circular walking tour round the centre of Bath. This is plaque #14, Queen's Parade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2017

last visited: never

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