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Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 280 Metres East of Whalebone Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Brooklands, Barking and Dagenham

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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: Barking and Dagenham, London, RM7

County: Barking and Dagenham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brooklands

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

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Listing Text

TQ 48 NE

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

On common boundary of London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham and Havering,
and previously listed on 14 September 1979 in the London Borough of Havering
only under London Road, Romford.
Circa 1861. Coal Tax post marking extent of Metropolitan Police District,
6 ft high polished red granite tapering obelisk on stone base with moulded
capping. Inscribed face towards railway line.

Listing NGR: TQ4897487830

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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