Two stone markers denoting the Yorkshire-Lancashire border are amongst six websites given protected standing to rejoice the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The commemorative masonry marks the factors the place the M62 crosses between the 2.
Her Majesty unveiled the stones – which sport a rose within the color of their respective county – when she opened the motorway in 1971.
5 different locations visited by the Queen have additionally been awarded safety.
They embrace All Saints’ Church in Birmingham, which she opened in 1955, and the high-tech Hampshire Public Information Workplace, accomplished in 1993.
The Solar Pavilion and Colonnade in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch and the Imperial Lodge in Stroud, Gloucestershire, spherical out the listing.
Historic England, which suggested the Division for Digital, Tradition, Media and Sport (DCMS) to challenge the protected standing, stated the chosen websites mirrored key social, technical and cultural adjustments over the 70 years of the Queen’s reign.
Stone markers, M62
Solar Pavilion and Colonnade, Harrogate
All Saints’ Church, Birmingham
Hampshire Archives, Winchester
Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
Imperial Lodge, Stroud, Gloucestershire
Heritage minister Nigel Huddleston stated the listings have been “a becoming approach” to mark the Queen’s Jubilee.
“These historic websites present a unbelievable alternative to mirror on how a lot life within the UK has modified throughout Her Majesty the Queen’s 70-year reign,” he stated.
“Itemizing them as a part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations is a becoming approach to pay tribute to the longevity of her service.”
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