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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Thomas Telford

 
 
Thomas Telford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
1. Thomas Telford Marker
Inscription.
Thomas Telford
Civil Engineer
1757 – 1834
Worked in the Portsmouth Naval
Dockyard from 1784 until 1786
This plaque was placed here
to commemorate the 250th anniversary
of the birth of Thomas Telford

 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 50° 47.996′ N, 1° 6.534′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Queen Street and Wickham Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H.M.S. Benbow Figurehead (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jutland Gun (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Captain Robert Falcon Scott (about 150 meters away); Beware of the Wolf (about 150 meters away); The Figurehead (about 150 meters away); Left behind by progress (about 150 meters away); The First Black Battleship (about 150 meters away); Warrior – the ultimate deterrent (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Telford on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Thomas Telford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
2. Thomas Telford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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