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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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Image for 1251 Market Charter Plaque - Bradford, UKview gallery

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UK Historical Markers1251 Market Charter Plaque - Bradford, UK

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This plaque commemorates the granting of a market charter to Bradford by the King of England in 1251.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJohn Sharp - Bradford, UK

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This plaque marks the site of the house where John Sharp was born, one of the famous sons of the town of Bradford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersStandards of Imperial Measurement – Bradford, UK

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Standard measurements of UK length can be found on these plaques situated behind a statue of Queen Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/31/2012

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersPostman’s shelter – Nesfield, UK

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A shelter built in 1926 for the local postman who made deliveries on foot twice a day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2011

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Royal Pump Room - Harrogate, Yorkshire, Great Britain.[

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A brown plaque featuring 'The Royal Pump Room' The plaque is mounted on the pump room museum. Located in Harrogate which is a spa town in Yorkshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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UK Historical MarkersThe Stray - Harrogate, Yorkshire, Great Britain.

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A plaque featuring 'The Stray' The brown plaque is mounted on a low plinth, on a grassy slope. Located in Harrogate which is a spa town in Yorkshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: 5/5/2014

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UK Historical MarkersMontpellier Baths - Harrogate, Great Britain.

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A brown plaque featuring 'Montpellier Baths' The plaque is mounted on the old ticket office, at the entrance to Montpellier Gardens Spring. Harrogate is a spa town in Yorkshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita

location: North East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/13/2014

last visited: 2/19/2014

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UK Historical MarkersTow Line Rollers On The Leeds Liverpool Canal - Salterforth, UK

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This metal plaque on the tow path of the Leeds Liverpool Canal explains how wooden rollers protected bridges from the tow ropes used by horses when towing the canal boats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Wentworth Best Kept Village Sign, Rotherham, South Yorkshireview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersWentworth Best Kept Village Sign, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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Best kept village sign in Wentworth Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/12/2011

last visited: 6/7/2011

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UK Historical MarkersThe Wentworth Millennium Beacon, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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A Beacon in Wentworth Village, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2011

last visited: 6/7/2011

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UK Historical MarkersKeppel's Column, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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A monument to Admiral Keppel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2011

last visited: 2/22/2011

Image for The Siege of York 1644 - Micklegate Bar, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersThe Siege of York 1644 - Micklegate Bar, York, UK

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The siege of York ended in July 1644 after three months under siege. The Royalists surrendered the city to the Parliamentary forces at Micklegate Bar. The plaque was unveiled on the 350th anniversary of the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

Image for York Railway Station - Station Road, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersYork Railway Station - Station Road, York, UK

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This York Civic Trust plaque, inside York railway station, gives information about the station's opening.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2014

last visited: never

Image for Cholera Burial Ground - Station Road, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersCholera Burial Ground - Station Road, York, UK

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The burial ground is outside the city walls and opposite York station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for George Hudson Street - York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersGeorge Hudson Street - York, UK

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George Hudson Street, named after the "Railway King", runs in a roughly north/south direction and lies between the River Ouse and York Ststion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersNuclear Free City Plaque – Manchester, UK

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This plaque celebrates Manchester becoming the first nuclear free city in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/22/2011

last visited: never

Image for Lendal Tower - Museum Street, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersLendal Tower - Museum Street, York, UK

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Lendal Tower stands on the north east bank of the River Ouse just to the west of the north end of Lendal Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/10/2013

last visited: 9/28/2014

Image for Yorkshire Museum - Museum Gardens, Museum Street, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersYorkshire Museum - Museum Gardens, Museum Street, York, UK

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This plaque is on the front, external wall of the museum just to the right of the main entrance door. The Yorkshire Museum stands in Museum Gardens a very pleasant area near to the Minster and about a ten minute walk from the railway station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Multangular Tower - Museum Gardens, Museum Street, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersMultangular Tower - Museum Gardens, Museum Street, York, UK

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This Roman tower looks, from a distance, to be round but is in fact multi-angular. It stands at the north western end of the Roman wall close to The Yorkshire Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/11/2013

last visited: never

Image for Margaret Clitherow - Bridge Street, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersMargaret Clitherow - Bridge Street, York, UK

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This plaque, to the martyr Margaret Clitherow, is to be found on the south and west side of the Ouse Bridge in York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2014

last visited: 2/18/2014

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UK Historical MarkersSkeldergate Bridge - York, UK

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This plaque is on the south side of the bridge on the west side of the river and explains when the bridge opened for pedestrian and general traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for Toll Free - Skeldergate Bridge, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersToll Free - Skeldergate Bridge, York, UK

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In the earlier years of this bridge's existence it was a toll bridge and a fee was collected for using the bridge to cross the River Ouse. The bridge was declared "toll free" on 1st April 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: never

Image for The King's Manor - Exhibition Square, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersThe King's Manor - Exhibition Square, York, UK

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The King's Manor, located on the south west side of Exhibition Square, is now a part of the York University Campus. The original building was constructed c1270 and re-built in the late 15th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/12/2013

last visited: never

Image for Joseph Rowntree - Bootham, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersJoseph Rowntree - Bootham, York, UK

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This plaque is attached to a house on the north east side of Bootham and tells of Joseph Rowntree that used to live here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

Image for Roman Wall - St Leonard's Place, York, UKview gallery

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UK Historical MarkersRoman Wall - St Leonard's Place, York, UK

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York is famous for its city wall some of which can be walked on. This is just a small section or original Roman Wall. Other parts have been built on by various defenders of the City post the Roman era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/12/2013

last visited: never

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