Saluting Battery

Saluting Battery (HM27IC)

Location: London, England EC3R Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 30.452', W 0° 4.688'

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Cannon have been fired in celebration from Tower Wharf for centuries. Henry VIII marked the coronation of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, with a cannon salute. On your right is the battery where modern guns are fired today to commemorate royal anniversaries, state visits and the State Opening of Parliament.
Sixty-two gun salutes are fired for royal occasions such as the Queen's actual and official birthdays. Forty-one are fired at the State Opening of Parliament, and when a foreign head of state arrives on an official visit to the Queen.
HM NumberHM27IC
Placed ByCommonwealth War Graves Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 14th, 2018 at 4:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 702761 N 5710315
Decimal Degrees51.50753333, -0.07813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.452', W 0° 4.688'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 27.12" N, 0° 4' 41.28" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Three Quays Walk, London England EC3R, GB
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