Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Historic England releases image map

The Queen


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The Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee in June

An online map showing pictures of visits made by the Queen has been launched for her Platinum Jubilee.

Historic England said its map highlighted some of the “significant places” the Queen had visited both before and during her 70-year reign.

Duncan Wilson, Historic England’s chief executive, said he hoped the pictures would inspire people to “follow in her footsteps” and visit local sites.

Highlights include public transport hubs, a mine and Sikh temple.

St Mary the Virgin church, Eastbourne, East Sussex

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The Queen (standing between her parents) and her sister Margaret were welcomed to the church by the Reverend FP Hughes

The then-Princess Elizabeth and future queen visited the parish church for Eastbourne with her parents and sister Margaret in 1936.

Their visit to the church, the eldest parts of which date back to 12th…