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

Imperial Standards of Length

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 1, 2018
1. Imperial Standards of Length Marker
Inscription.  
Imperial Standards of Length
Placed on this Site by the
Standards Department of the Board of Trade
By the Permission of the Commissioners of
Her Majesty’s Works and Public Buildings
MDCCCLXXXVI

( small plaque )
Imperial Standards of Length at
62° Fahrenheit

 
Erected 1886 by Standards Department of the Board of Trade.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 51° 30.502′ N, 0° 7.659′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cockspur Street and Whitehall, on the left when traveling east. Located in Trafalgar Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General Sir Henry Havelock (within shouting distance of this marker); Nelson’s Column (within shouting distance of this marker); The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist (within
Imperial Standards of Length Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 1, 2018
2. Imperial Standards of Length Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Trafalgar Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles James Napier (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Boys of St. Martin’s School (about 90 meters away); John Law Baker Memorial (about 120 meters away); Edith Cavell Memorial (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Imperial Standards of Length Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 1, 2018
3. Imperial Standards of Length Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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