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

Cast iron 12-pounder Gun

 
 
Cast iron 12-pounder Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Cast iron 12-pounder Gun Marker
Inscription.  
Formerly used as a bollard on Tower Hill.

British, about 1800, cast by William Churchill
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 51° 30.41′ N, 0° 4.496′ 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 on the walk along the River Thames next to Tower Bridge. 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. Tower Bridge (a few steps from this marker); City of London Tower Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Corporation of London Tower Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named City of London Tower Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); History beneath your feet (within shouting distance of this marker);
Cast iron 12-pounder Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Cast iron 12-pounder Gun Marker
Iron 13-inch Mortar and Bed (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 13-inch Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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