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Description: Old Crowstone
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
1. PRIORY PARK
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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