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London Borough of Tower Hamlets in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Iron 12 pounder Gun

 
 
Iron 12 pounder Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Iron 12 pounder Gun Marker
Inscription.  
This gun was cast by Samuel Walker & Company of Rotherham, Yorkshire, and it bears the monogram of King George III. For many years it was used in the Tower as a lamp post.

British, about 1800
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 51° 30.445′ N, 0° 4.564′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Tower Hill and Trinity Square, on the left when traveling west. Located within the walls of the Tower of London. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England EC3N 4DJ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Iron 12 pounder Gun (here, next to this marker); Iron 32 pounder Gun (here, next to this marker); Iron 24-pounder Howitzer and Carriage (here, next to this marker); Iron 9-pounder Cannon (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Iron 32 pounder Gun (here, next to this marker); Iron 36 pounder Guns
Iron 12 pounder Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Iron 12 pounder Gun Marker
(a few steps from this marker); A Royal River View (a few steps from this marker); Iron 24 pounder Guns (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tower of London. (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tower of London on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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