Gun 2/86

Gun 2/86 (HM28BM)

Location: London, England SE16 3TR Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 29.67', W 0° 4.236'

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Gun 2/86
On the base ring the maker's name and date of manufacture "S · Eccles 1854".
On the first reinforce a cypher of Queen Victoria with the words "Dieu et Mon Droit".
This translates as "God and My Rights" and was a motto of the British Monarch referring to their divine right to govern.
On the second reinforce the weight 17-2-0 (Tons - Hundredweights - Quarters)".
On the chase a cypher of Lord Raglan, a peerage created in 1852 for the military commander Lord FitzRoy Somerset, chiefly remembered as commander of the British troops in the Crimean War.
The canon is also inscribed with the words "Tria Juncta In Uno", which translates as "Three Joined In One" referring to the 3 countries that formed the UK.
Loaned and installed by Berkeley Homes from the Collection of The Royal Artillery Museum.
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HM NumberHM28BM
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Date Added Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 7:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 703342 N 5708886
Decimal Degrees51.49450000, -0.07060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 29.67', W 0° 4.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 29' 40.2" N, 0° 4' 14.16" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Goodwin Cl, London England SE16 3TR, GB
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