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Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 280 Metres East of Whalebone Bridge, Barking and Dagenham

Description: Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 280 Metres East of Whalebone Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 198260

OS Grid Reference: TQ4897287829
OS Grid Coordinates: 548972, 187829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5697, 0.1481

Location: 340 Crow Lane, Romford RM6 6DS

Locality: Barking and Dagenham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: RM6 6DS

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Listing Text

1. Chadwell Heath
Obelisk on railway
embankment approximately
280 m east of Whalebone
TQ 48 NE 3/8 14.9.79
On common boundary of London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham and Havering,
and previously listed on 14 September 1979 in the London Borough of Havering
only under London Road, Romford.
Circa 1861. Coal Tax post marking extent of Metropolitan Police District,
6 ft high polished red granite tapering obelisk on stone base with moulded
capping. Inscribed face towards railway line.

Listing NGR: TQ4897387825

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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