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

Wolfe

 
 
James Wolfe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
1. James Wolfe
Inscription.
James Wolfe
1727 – 1759
Victor of
Quebec
( south face )
This Monument
The Gift of
the
Canadian People
Was Unveiled On
The Fifth Of June 1930
by
Le Marquis de Montcalm

 
Erected 1930.
 
Location. 51° 28.67′ N, 0° 0.048′ W. Marker is in Royal Borough of Greenwich, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Blackheath Avenue and Great Cross Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Marker is in this post office area: Royal Borough of Greenwich, England SE10 8XJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flamsteed’s Well Telescope (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shepherd 24-hour Gate Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Ordnance Survey Bench Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); Time for everyone (within shouting distance of this marker); The Greenwich Meridian Telescope (within shouting distance of this marker); Airy’s meridian line
James Wolfe Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
2. James Wolfe Statue
The pits in the pedestal are bomb damage from the Second World War
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bradley’s meridian line (within shouting distance of this marker); William Herschel’s Telescope (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Royal Borough of Greenwich.
 
More about this marker. The statue, on one of the highest points in London, overlooks the Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum and the Docklands of London.
 
Also see . . .  James Wolfe on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
North view from the Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
3. North view from the Statue
The Old Royal Naval College, National Maritime Museum and Docklands of London
West view from the Statue image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 28, 2018
4. West view from the Statue
Looking west up the River Thames, buildings of downtown London in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 24, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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