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

Bronze 6-pounder Gun and Carriage

 
 
Bronze 6-pounder Gun and Carriage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Bronze 6-pounder Gun and Carriage Marker
Inscription.  
This is engraved with the monogram of King George III and that of Charles, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Master General of the Ordinance 1795-1801.

British, Woolwich, dated 1798, cast by John & Henry King. Carriage later
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 51° 30.443′ N, 0° 4.532′ 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. Iron 36-pounder Howitzer and Carriage (here, next to this marker); Bronze Gun (a few steps from this marker); Bronze Fortress Gun (a few steps from this marker); Royal Logistic Corps Departure (a few steps from this marker); Iron 9-pounder Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 24-pounder Howitzer and Carriage
Bronze 6-pounder Gun and Carriage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Bronze 6-pounder Gun and Carriage Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 12 pounder Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Iron 12 pounder Gun (within shouting distance of 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 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tower of London on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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