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Royal Borough of Greenwich in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

The Royal Arsenal

Engineering Heritage Award

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
1. The Royal Arsenal Marker
Inscription.  
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Engineering
Heritage Award
The Royal Arsenal
1671 to 1967
The Royal Arsenal produced much of the armaments required by this country during the growth of the British Empire and through two World Wars. Many important mechanical innovations were developed by the first Chief Mechanical Engineer, Sir John Anderson (1814-1886), Vice President of the Institution of
Mechanical Engineers.
2 June 2011
Improving the world through engineeing

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMilitaryScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 51° 29.63′ N, 0° 4.213′ E. Marker is in Royal Borough of Greenwich, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Plumstead Road and Woolwich New Road, on the right when traveling west. Located at No. 1 Street & Duke of Wellington Avenue in the Royal Woolwich Arsenal. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Greenwich, England SE18 6AE, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
The Royal Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
2. The Royal Arsenal Marker
of this marker. Firepower (a few steps from this marker); The Paper Cartridge Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Wellington HQ / Royal Laboratory (within shouting distance of this marker); Gun 2/86 (within shouting distance of this marker); James Clavell Square (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Gun 2/75 (about 90 meters away); Gun 2/46 (about 90 meters away); Royal Military Academy (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
 
Also see . . .
1. Royal Arsenal History. (Submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Royal Arsenal on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Royal Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
3. The Royal Arsenal Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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