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Ordnance Survey Obelisk

A Grade II Listed Building in Chingford Green, London

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Latitude: 51.6363 / 51°38'10"N

Longitude: -0.0016 / 0°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 538395

OS Northings: 194950

OS Grid: TQ383949

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.J8K

Mapcode Global: VHGQG.X4JD

Entry Name: Ordnance Survey Obelisk

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206921

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E4

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Chingford Green

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chingford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Chingford, E4

- Ordnance Survey Obelisk

- II

Ordnance Survey Obelisk. 1824. Granite monolith. Above eight feet high with
battered sides and flat top. Inscribed plaque inset. Erected to mark the direction
of the true norLh from the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. The meridian was changed
in 1850 and the point of zero now passes 19 feet to the east of the Obelisk.

Listing NGR: TQ3839594950

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