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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250997
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158224
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17
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
TQ 19 NW WATFORD LOWER HIGH STREET
Sparrows Herne Trust
II Turnpike Marker at
TQ 1185 9553
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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