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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Glockenspiel

 
 
Glockenspiel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Glockenspiel Marker
Inscription.  
Glockenspiel with 27 bells, a musical automaton clock and a procession of herdsmen and their animals ascending the alpine meadows.

Dedicated in 1985 by the people of the Confederation of Switzerland and of the Principality of Liechtenstein to the City of Westminster on the occasion of its 400th Anniversary. Rededicated in November 2011.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace.
 
Location. 51° 30.629′ N, 0° 7.869′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Whitcomb Street and Coventry Street, on the right when traveling south on Whitcomb Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England W1D 6AP, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Swiss Court” (here, next to this marker); Sir Joshua Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); William Shakespeare (within shouting distance of this marker); Pizza Express (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Former Wardour Street Clubs
Glockenspiel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Glockenspiel Marker
(about 120 meters away); Edmund Burke (about 120 meters away); Mont Blanc Restaurant (about 150 meters away); Penny Post (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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