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The London Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Spelthorne, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4358 / 51°26'8"N

Longitude: -0.523 / 0°31'22"W

OS Eastings: 502761

OS Northings: 171786

OS Grid: TQ027717

Mapcode National: GBR GBF.SQS

Mapcode Global: VHFTP.W5CP

Entry Name: The London Stone

Listing Date: 11 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363203

Location: Spelthorne, Surrey, TW18

County: Surrey

District: Spelthorne

Town: Spelthorne

Electoral Ward/Division: Horton and Wraysbury

Built-Up Area: Egham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Staines

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

ASHBY RECREATION GROUND
1.
5390
Staines
The London Stone
TQ 0271 9/5 11.8.52
II

2.
Re-used, probably C17. Set on its present plinth 1826. It consists of a short
panelled pillar-altar with the letters ... 0D.PR ... on abacus. The panels
have to one side the City of London badge and to the other a monogram with
'R'. This stands on a panelled base with 3 steps. North face inscribed: "The
ancient stone above this inscription is raised upon this pedestal exactly on
the spot where it formerly stood. Inscribed ... City of London AD 1285."
West face inscribed "The Right Honourable William Venables Lord Mayor of London
and Conservator of the River of Thames viewed this western boundary of the
City's jurisdiction of the said River marked by the ancient stone raised upon
this pedestal. Erected AD 1285. On the 29th day of July AD 1826. God preserve
the City of London". Names of mariners are on the top step, including deputy
master of Trinity House.


Listing NGR: TQ0276171786

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