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

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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 Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37776, "Heavenly Body" - Nailstone, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE37 km

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Plane Crash SitesBoeing B-17G Flying Fortress 43-37776, "Heavenly Body" - Nailstone, Leicestershire

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A Boeing B17G Flying Fortress of the 490th Bomb Group, 8th American Army Air Force, on a night navigation training flight, from Eye, in Suffolk, crashed at Nailstone, Leicestershire. 27th Sept 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2016

last visited: never

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

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

EE46.7 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

Image for British Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash' January 1989 - M1 nr Kegworth, Leicestershireview gallery

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Plane Crash SitesBritish Midland Flight 92 'Motorway Plane Crash' January 1989 - M1 nr Kegworth, Leicestershire

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The Kegworth air disaster occurred when a Boeing 737-400 crashed on to the embankment of the M1 motorway near Kegworth, while attempting to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport on 8 January 1989. Here is a small plaque near the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: never

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

EE62.9 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/29/2008

last visited: never

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SESE65.7 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 Wellington MK10 LP397 - Nr. St John the Baptist - Mayfield, Staffordshireview gallery

NN69 km

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Plane Crash SitesWellington MK10 LP397 - Nr. St John the Baptist - Mayfield, Staffordshire

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Vickers Wellington Mk.X LP397 of No.28 OTU, crashed at Mayfield 13th June 1944, about 200m north of St John the Baptist church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Lancaster DV 361 Crash - Harley Way, Near Brigstock, Northamptonshire, UKview gallery

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Plane Crash SitesLancaster DV 361 Crash - Harley Way, Near Brigstock, Northamptonshire, UK

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This memorial plaque commemorates the lives lost from the Lancaster DV 361.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2009

last visited: never

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

SESE76.1 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/30/2009

last visited: 9/20/2014

Image for Avro Lancaster, Heavy Conversion Unit PD431 - Edith Weston, Rutland, UKview gallery

EE76.6 km

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Plane Crash SitesAvro Lancaster, Heavy Conversion Unit PD431 - Edith Weston, Rutland, UK

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A memorial plaque marks a spot 110 yards from the crash site in Edith Weston of Avro Lancaster PD431 on Sunday 4th March 1945, while returning from an exercise.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2019

last visited: never

Image for Sharnbrook Station Railway Disaster - Bedfordshire, UKview gallery

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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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Shrewsbury Rail Disaster - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Great Britainview gallery

NWNW81 km

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Railway Disaster SitesShrewsbury Rail Disaster - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Great Britain

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Train derailed at Shrewsbury, 17 October 1907: An overnight sleeping-car and mail train from Manchester to the West of England derailed on the sharply curved approach to Shrewsbury station, in the West Midlands, Great Britain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: 7/26/2015

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

SESE84.3 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 Bedford School Fire - Pemberley Avenue, Bedford, UKview gallery

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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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2008

last visited: never

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

SESE93 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 11/7/2009

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

SWSW93.7 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Humphrey Kynaston, Nesscliffe Cave, Nesscliffe, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

NWNW93.7 km

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Infamous Crime ScenesHumphrey Kynaston, Nesscliffe Cave, Nesscliffe, Shropshire, England, UK

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A local highwayman that some believe gave robin hood some of his myth by his action. This is the place that holds his history on the run and while he worked as a highwayman. Here was the location where he planned his attacks and hid from capture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: never

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

SWSW94.1 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 Premium Member Dragontree

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

Image for Highway Robbery - Boxmoor Common, Hertsview gallery

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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

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Plane Crash SitesOn a wing and a prayer

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An interesting waymark that takes you to one of many aircraft crash sites in the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Itinerant Meggie

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2005

last visited: 6/20/2017

Image for All Saints Church- Branston, Lincolnshire, UKview gallery

NENE121.3 km

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Famous FiresAll Saints Church- Branston, Lincolnshire, UK

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Any local building with history which has been destroyed by fire, would shock the community. As happened in 1962 when the church caught fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2019

last visited: 8/10/2019

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

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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: 6/16/2018

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

SESE132.3 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 Double hills Market Garden Crash, Avon, UKview gallery

SWSW133.1 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

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