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Sparrows Herne Trust Turnpike Marker at Tq 1185 9553, Watford

Description: Sparrows Herne Trust Turnpike Marker at Tq 1185 9553

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 158224

OS Grid Reference: TQ1185095530
OS Grid Coordinates: 511850, 195530
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6475, -0.3848

Locality: Watford
Local Authority: Watford Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD17 2JE

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Listing Text

(east side)
Sparrows Herne Trust
II Turnpike Marker at
TQ 1185 9553


Turnpike road marker. Probably early Cl9; for the Sparrows Herne Trust. Cast-iron
post approx 0.6 m high with square base and round-faced upper part bearing relief
legend, 'SPARROWS HERNE TRUST'. The Trust operated from 1762 to 1873 between London
and Buckinghamshire via Watford and Tring. There is one other surviving marker at
Tring (qv. Tring, Herts; 11/85).

Listing NGR: TQ1185095530

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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