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London Coal Duty Marker on County Boundary on West Railway Embankment About 270 Metres South of Road, Watford Rural

Description: London Coal Duty Marker on County Boundary on West Railway Embankment About 270 Metres South of Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 158987

OS Grid Reference: TQ1232592234
OS Grid Coordinates: 512325, 192234
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6177, -0.3790

Location: Cherry Hills, Watford Rural, Hertfordshire WD19 6DL

Locality: Watford Rural
Local Authority: Three Rivers District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD19 6DL

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Listing Text

(South side)
South Oxhey

10/342 London Coal Duty Marker
on County Boundary on W
Railway Embankment about
270m S of road


City of London coal Duty Marker. 1851. Cast by Falkirk Iron Co. Ltd.
Square stone base with chamfered top to cast-iron square with 4 open
panels and a moulded cornice above which rises a short obelisk, the
whole one and a half to two metres high. Marked extent of coal duty,
originally 20 miles circumference from General Post Office, moved in
1861 to point on boundary of Metropolitan Police District. See Stockers
House, STOCKERS FARM ROAD, Rickmansworth Parish.

Listing NGR: TQ1232592234

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Source: English Heritage

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