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Sparrows Herne Trust Turnpike Marker at Tq 1185 9553

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6475 / 51°38'50"N

Longitude: -0.3848 / 0°23'5"W

OS Eastings: 511850

OS Northings: 195530

OS Grid: TQ118955

Mapcode National: GBR 48.X82

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.8VYF

Entry Name: Sparrows Herne Trust Turnpike Marker at Tq 1185 9553

Listing Date: 8 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158224

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Oxhey

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Oxhey St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 19 NW WATFORD LOWER HIGH STREET
(east side)
4/75
Sparrows Herne Trust
II Turnpike Marker at
TQ 1185 9553

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Turnpike road marker. Probably early Cl9; for the Sparrows Herne Trust. Cast-iron
post approx 0.6 m high with square base and round-faced upper part bearing relief
legend, 'SPARROWS HERNE TRUST'. The Trust operated from 1762 to 1873 between London
and Buckinghamshire via Watford and Tring. There is one other surviving marker at
Tring (qv. Tring, Herts; 11/85).


Listing NGR: TQ1185095530

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