Plaque

Greenwich Meridian - SE13

Erection date: 16/11/1984

Inscription

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Greenwich Meridian

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The adjacent stone was laid by the Worshipful the Mayor of Lewisham, Les Eytle in Lewisham Anti Racist Week on 16 November 1984 to commemorate the centenary of the Greenwich Meridian and promote racial harmony throughout the world.

Site: Greenwich Meridian - SE13 (1 memorial)

SE13, Lee High Road, By Halley Gardens

The stones are on the pavement by the blue street sign that you can see in our photo.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Greenwich Meridian - SE13

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Greenwich Meridian

A prime meridian. Established by Sir George Airy. By 1884, over two-thirds of...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Greenwich Meridian - SE13

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James Leslie Hicks Eytle

James Leslie Hicks Eytle was born on 3 August 1922 in British Guiana (now Guy...

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