British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Coal Duty Obelisk on West Side of Lea Navigation, Broxbourne

Description: Coal Duty Obelisk on West Side of Lea Navigation

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 157363

OS Grid Reference: TL3725805040
OS Grid Coordinates: 537258, 205040
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7273, -0.0140

Location: Slipe Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN10 6DW

Locality: Broxbourne
Local Authority: Broxbourne Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN10 6DW

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(east end)
Coal Duty Obelisk
on W side of Lea
TL 30NE 3/27


About 1861 to mark boundary of London coal duty, one of two of
its type in the county. Granite obelisk about one and three
quarter metres high, and half a metre square on base, tapering to
flattened pyramid top. East face has City of London crest carved
in stone and 14815 Vic, C146 inscription. (W Branch Johnson
(1970), 82-84).

Listing NGR: TL3725805040

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.