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Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2) Alliott Verdon Roe - E17

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

Erection date: 1983

Inscription

Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his Avro No.1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.
Greater London Council

The plaque is some distance from the nearest vantage point.

Site: Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2 memorials)

E17, Walthamstow Marshes, Viaduct

The Greater London Council plaque is located on this, photographed, side of the viaduct and further to the right.

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Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

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Alliott Verdon Roe

Aircraft designer and manufacturer. Born Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe at Patricro...

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Avro No. 1 Triplane

Airplane designed and built by Alliott Verdon Roe. The first all-British airc...

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Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

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Greater London Council

The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its lef...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (2)

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Alliott Verdon Roe - E17 (1)

There is another identical plaque (not photgraphed) on the other side of the ...

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