TQ0483 : The General Eliott, by the Grand Union Canal

taken 1 year ago, near to Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Great Britain

The General Eliott, by the Grand Union Canal
The General Eliott, by the Grand Union Canal
George Augustus Eliott, aka 1st Baron Heathfield, PC, KB (1717 – 1790) was a British Army officer who served in three major wars during the eighteenth century. He rose to distinction during the Seven Years' War when he fought in Germany, and participated in the British attacks on Belle Île (France) and Cuba. Eliott is most notable for his command of the Gibraltar garrison during the Great Siege of Gibraltar, which lasted between 1779 and 1783 during the American War of Independence, when he successfully defended the fortress LinkExternal link .
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TQ0483, 137 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Public House 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0492 8373 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.5635N 0:29.3067W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0493 8375
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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