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

Gun 2/75

 
 
Gun 2/75 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
1. Gun 2/75 Marker
Inscription.  
Gun 2/75

On the chase the cypher of the Earl of Chatham, a peerage created in 1766 for William Pitt the Elder.

On the first reinforce the cypher of George III.

On the first reinforce ring the maker's name"J & H King" and the date 1809.

On the second reinforce ring the number DCCXLVIII (748)

Loaned and installed by Berkeley Homes from the Collection of the Royal Artillery Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 51° 29.672′ N, 0° 4.237′ 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 in James Clavell Square 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 of this marker. Gun 2/86 (here, next to this marker); Gun 2/46 (here, next to this marker); James Clavell Square (a few steps from this marker); Gun 28/10 (a few steps from this marker);
Gun 2/75 & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
2. Gun 2/75 & Marker
Gun 2/90 (a few steps from this marker); Gun 2/91 (a few steps from this marker); East & West Riverside Guardrooms (within shouting distance of this marker); The Royal Arsenal (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
 
Also see . . .
1. Royal Arsenal History. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Royal Arsenal on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Gun 2/75 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 7, 2018
3. Gun 2/75
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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