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Dartmoor Granite
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A category for waymarking all structures worldwide composed of Dartmoor Granite. Dartmoor Granite was quarried all over Dartmoor and was renowned for its crushing strength and was used in many prestigious London building projects, including most notably London Bridge. Other buildings where the stone was used, mostly for plinths and load-bearing elements, include the British Museum, Goldsmiths Hall and the National Gallery plus many other structures globally including sculptures, Crosses etc.
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SS69.8 km

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Dartmoor GraniteTravel and Discovery (North) - Waltham Abbey, Essex, UK

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Northern of two granite relieve carvings on path along the prime meridian in Lee Valley Park in Waltham Abbey, Essex, UK

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 10/20/2013

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SS71 km

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Dartmoor GraniteTravel and Discovery (South) - Waltham Abbey, Essex, UK

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Southern of two granite relieve carvings on path along the prime meridian in Lee Valley Park in Waltham Abbey, Essex, UK

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 10/20/2013

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SS88.2 km

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Dartmoor GraniteGranite Blocks - Broadway, Barking, London, UK

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These two granite blocks are on the west side of Broadway on the edge of The Abbey Green.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

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SS90.4 km

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Dartmoor GraniteThe British Museum

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Haytor granite from Dartmoor was used to build the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: 1/5/2008

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SS90.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteGoldsmiths' Hall - London, UK

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Goldsmiths' Hall is located at the junction of Foster Lane and Gresham Street, north east of St. Paul's Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2012

last visited: 5/12/2012

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SS90.8 km

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Dartmoor GraniteRoyal Exchange - Duke of Wellington - London, UK

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A special granite paving slab.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/29/2011

last visited: never

Image for London Bridge - Montague Close, London, UKview gallery

SS91.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteLondon Bridge - Montague Close, London, UK

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This section of granite, from Rennie's London Bridge, is set into a paved area between Montague Close and the river wall running alongside the River Thames.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/24/2013

last visited: never

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SS91.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteThe National Gallery - London, UK

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The National Gallery is a publicly owned..and free art museum considered one of the finest in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: 4/23/2015

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SS91.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteLondon Bridge - Montague Close, London, UK

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A block of granite with a slate and stainless steel plaque giving local information about London's bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: 7/25/2013

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SS91.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteLondon Bridge Coping Stones - Duke Street Hill, London, UK

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Two unassuming granite blocks on a London Bridge pavement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/20/2011

last visited: never

Image for Nelson's Column, London, UKview gallery

SS91.6 km

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Dartmoor GraniteNelson's Column, London, UK

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Foggingtor quarry in Dartmoor was the source of the granite for Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/17/2008

last visited: 2/1/2013

Image for Duke of Cambridge Statue Plinth - Whitehall, London, UKview gallery

SS91.9 km

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Dartmoor GraniteDuke of Cambridge Statue Plinth - Whitehall, London, UK

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The plinth, for this statue, was made from Dartmoor granite and carved by local craftsmen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 7/24/2013

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SS92.2 km

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Dartmoor GraniteWellington Monument (London, UK)

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The depicted monument devoted to Arthur Wellesley, the 1st duke of Wellington, is composed from colossal bronze statue of Achilles on massive plinth from Dartmoor granite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: 12/10/2013

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SS123.3 km

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Dartmoor GraniteHenry Morton Stanley Monolith - Pirbright, Surrey

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Granite monolith for explorer Henry Morton Stanley in the churchyard of Pirbright St. Michael Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/26/2010

last visited: 9/1/2011

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