SK7081 : Cannon at Retford

taken 11 years ago, near to Retford, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Cannon at Retford
Cannon at Retford
Russian 1,000 pound cannon captured at Sebastopol in 1855 and brought to the town in 1858. After a year of wrangling about where it should be placed, a grand ceremony and celebrations saw it named 'The Earl of Aberdeen' after the then Prime Minister and it has remained here ever since.
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SK7081, 220 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 June, 2010
Category
Military installation (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 706 811 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.3540N 0:56.4396W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 706 812
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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