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Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 280 Metres East of Whalebone Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brooklands, London

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Latitude: 51.5697 / 51°34'10"N

Longitude: 0.1482 / 0°8'53"E

OS Eastings: 548974

OS Northings: 187830

OS Grid: TQ489878

Mapcode National: GBR RQ.S19

Mapcode Global: VHHN6.JT52

Plus Code: 9F32H49X+V7

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

Listing Date: 14 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198260

Location: Whalebone, Barking and Dagenham, London, RM7

County: London

District: Barking and Dagenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brooklands

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Havering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Chadwell Heath St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: Obelisk Coal-tax post

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Chadwell Heath,
Obelisk on railway embankment approximately 280 m east of Whalebone Bridge



Circa 1861. Coal Tax post marking extent of Metropolitan Police District,
6ft high polished red granite tapering obelisk on stone base with moulded
capping. Inscribed face towards railway line.

Previously listed on 14 September 1979 in the London Borough of Havering
only under London Road, Romford.

The duplicate record (List entry number 1358533) was removed from the List on 06 November 2018. The remaining record (List entry number 1064421) falls within the district of Barking and Dagenham.

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