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Image for The Studland Bay Wreck - Dorset, UKview gallery

SS56.3 km

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ShipwrecksThe Studland Bay Wreck - Dorset, UK

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The Studland Bay Wreck is a Spanish vessel which sunk over 400 years ago; this important wreck is a 'Historic Wreck Site'. Today it is marked by a large buoy visible from the land. Also artefacts from the wreck are exhibited in Poole Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/15/2010

last visited: never

Image for Double hills Market Garden Crash, Avon, UKview gallery

WW58.7 km

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Plane Crash SitesDouble hills Market Garden Crash, Avon, UK

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A memorial near the spot where a glider involved in Operation Market Garden crashed in 17th September 1914 killing 2 glider pilots and 21 soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2015

last visited: never

Image for The Mary Rose Relics - Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UKview gallery

SESE59.5 km

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ShipwrecksThe Mary Rose Relics - Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK

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An exhibit within Southsea Castle displays relics from The Mary Rose shipwreck. It was here, in the castle, that Henry VIII was when the sinking of The Mary Rose occurred.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/25/2012

last visited: never

Image for Puss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932 view gallery

EE66.6 km

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Plane Crash SitesPuss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932

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The memorials relate to the crash of a Puss Moth H.80A aircraft G-ABDH on Wednesday 27th July 1932 5.45 pm after suffering structural failure during a thunderstorm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gordon123

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/17/2005

last visited: 5/25/2014

Image for Sailor's Stone - Gibbet Hill, Hindhead, Surrey, UKview gallery

EE68.6 km

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Infamous Crime ScenesSailor's Stone - Gibbet Hill, Hindhead, Surrey, UK

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A monument to the memory of a sailor murdered by three men, later captured and hung nearby on Gibbet Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2010

last visited: 5/25/2014

Image for Severn & Wye Railway Bridge Disaster - Lydney Harbour, Gloucestershire, UKview gallery

NWNW83.7 km

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Railway Disaster SitesSevern & Wye Railway Bridge Disaster - Lydney Harbour, Gloucestershire, UK

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In the historic location of Lydney Harbour a plaque can be found dedicated to the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Severn & Wye Railway Bridge disaster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Nibley Shipwreck - Lydney Harbour, Gloucestershire, UKview gallery

NWNW84 km

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ShipwrecksNibley Shipwreck - Lydney Harbour, Gloucestershire, UK

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From the footpath between Lyndey and Lydney Harbour this plaque can be found identifying a shipwreck on the banks of the River Severn below.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

Image for 1992 Windsor Castle Fire -- Windsor, Berkshire, UKview gallery

NENE84.7 km

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Famous Fires1992 Windsor Castle Fire -- Windsor, Berkshire, UK

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Fire broke out at Windsor Castle on 20 Nov 1992, causing over 36 billion GBP in damage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: 2/28/2020

Image for British European Airways Flight 548 Trident, Staines, UKview gallery

EE88.7 km

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Plane Crash SitesBritish European Airways Flight 548 Trident, Staines, UK

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Site of a fatal crash involving a Trident 1C near Heathrow Airport in 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AngelPick

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for Bomber Crash, Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, Englandview gallery

NN97.7 km

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Plane Crash SitesBomber Crash, Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, England

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On the 2nd June 1943 an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bomber, Z6639, crashed in the Cotswolds by Broadway Tower in Worcestershire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/13/2018

last visited: 10/27/2019

Image for Highway Robbery - Boxmoor Common, Hertsview gallery

NENE106.7 km

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Infamous Crime ScenesHighway Robbery - Boxmoor Common, Herts

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On 11 March 1802, highwayman Robert Snooks was hanged at the scene of his crime on Boxmoor for the robbery and murder of a postboy. Snooks was the last man to be executed in England for highway robbery. The Trustees placed a grave marker in 1904. St John's Church in Boxmoor was built, in 1874, on land the Trust had provided in 1829.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: never

Image for Wellington B.J. 879 of 26 OTU - Mursley Water Tower, Whaddon Road, Mursley, Buckinghamshire, UKview gallery

NENE108.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesWellington B.J. 879 of 26 OTU - Mursley Water Tower, Whaddon Road, Mursley, Buckinghamshire, UK

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This water tower has a blue plaque in memorial to the crew who lost their lives when their plane crashed into it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/20/2014

Image for Handley Page HP.52 Hampden - Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, UK.view gallery

NENE121.5 km

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Plane Crash SitesHandley Page HP.52 Hampden - Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, UK.

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This was a wartime crash of a bomber returning to base. However, it appears to have been many miles off course.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: 8/7/2011

Image for Hanslope Park Tragedy 1912view gallery

NENE123 km

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Infamous Crime ScenesHanslope Park Tragedy 1912

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murder of Squire Watts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2008

last visited: never

Image for St Mary's Collegiate Church Fire - Old Square, Warwick, UKview gallery

NN126.2 km

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Famous FiresSt Mary's Collegiate Church Fire - Old Square, Warwick, UK

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The tower and nave of St Mary's Collegiate Church were destroyed by the Great Fire of Warwick in 1694 and were rebuilt 1704.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

Image for The Notorious A6 Murder - James Hanratty - Deadman's Hill, Nr Clophill, Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE132.1 km

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Infamous Crime ScenesThe Notorious A6 Murder - James Hanratty - Deadman's Hill, Nr Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK

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This layby is where the infamous murder of Michael Gregsten at Deadman's Hill on the A6, near the village of Clophill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 11/7/2009

Image for Bedford School Fire - Pemberley Avenue, Bedford, UKview gallery

NENE139.5 km

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Famous FiresBedford School Fire - Pemberley Avenue, Bedford, UK

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In 1979 a devastating fire ripped through Bedford School.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2008

last visited: never

Image for Mission 48 - Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

NENE142.1 km

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Plane Crash SitesMission 48 - Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, UK

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102 aircraft from the 8th Air Force flew over Mears Ashby in 8th Air Force Bomber Command Mission 48. Ooold Soljer & Two Beauts crashed mid air and tumbled to the ground, bombs and all on 31st March 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: never

Image for Sharnbrook Station Railway Disaster - Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

NENE144.2 km

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Railway Disaster SitesSharnbrook Station Railway Disaster - Bedfordshire, UK

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Sharnbrook Station was the site where a horrific railway disaster occurred on 4th February 1909. The railway line is part of the Midland Railway in the area and is a mainline.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for No. 305 Squadron, Wellington II, W5374 (SM-J) - Sibbertoft, Northamptonshireview gallery

NN151 km

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Plane Crash SitesNo. 305 Squadron, Wellington II, W5374 (SM-J) - Sibbertoft, Northamptonshire

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Vickers Wellington no. W5374 (SM-J) - 24 Dec 1941, After bombing Cologne, damaged by flak and force-landed near this place in fields with the loss of all crew.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/18/2019

last visited: 8/11/2019

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