The Waterloo Barracks

The Waterloo Barracks (HM27PK)

Location: London, England EC3N 4DR Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 30.509', W 0° 4.582'

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On 15 June 1845, the Duke of Wellington, hero of the Battle of Waterloo and Constable of the Tower, laid the foundation stone of these barracks, named after his greatest victory. Built to house up to 1,000 soldiers, the barracks were designed by the Royal Engineers. The soldier outside is part of the garrison tradition, still active and guarding the Tower today.
Today, the Waterloo Barracks contain a smaller barracks, offices and the Jewel House. The building also overlooks the military Parade Ground. The ceremonial public duty of the soldiers stationed here is to guard the Crown jewels and the Queen's House on behalf of the monarch. They can come from any branch of the armed forces of Britain and the Commonwealth.
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HM NumberHM27PK
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Placed ByCommonwealth War Graves Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 702879 N 5710425
Decimal Degrees51.50848333, -0.07636667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.509', W 0° 4.582'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 30.54" N, 0° 4' 34.92" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 Tower Hill, London England EC3N 4DR, GB
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