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Old Crowstone, Southend-on-Sea

Description: Old Crowstone

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 122918

OS Grid Reference: TQ8741487284
OS Grid Coordinates: 587414, 187284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5533, 0.7019

Location: Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6NB

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS2 6NB

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Listing Text

Old Crowstone
TQ 88 NE 2/17
A granite obelisk of about 7 ft known as The Crowstone was originally erected on
the Chalkwell foreshore in 1755 to mark the eastern extent of the jurisdiction
by the City of London over shipping in the Thames. It was replaced and re-erected
on its present site to the west of Prittlewell Priory in 1950.

Listing NGR: TQ8741487284

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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