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London Coal Duty Boundary Marker at Tq 1164 9657, Watford

Description: London Coal Duty Boundary Marker at Tq 1164 9657

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 158225

OS Grid Reference: TQ1164096570
OS Grid Coordinates: 511640, 196570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6568, -0.3875

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
London Coal Duty
II Boundary Marker at
TQ 1164 9657

Coal duty boundary marker. 1861; for the City of London. Ashlar. Square plinth;
stepped tapered base with cornice surmounted by obelisk bearing City of London coat
of arms in relief on south-east face. The structure approx 4 m tall. The obelisk
formed part of the system of boundary markers which defined the area within which
incoming coal was taxed. It was originally located on the opposite side of the
River Colne (at TQ 11665 96542); it was repaired and relocated by WatfordBorough
Council in 1984.

Listing NGR: TQ1164096570

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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