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Latitude: 51.5697 / 51°34'10"N
Longitude: 0.1481 / 0°8'53"E
OS Eastings: 548972
OS Northings: 187829
OS Grid: TQ489878
Mapcode National: GBR RQ.S00
Mapcode Global: VHHN6.JT52
Entry Name: Obelisk on Railway Embankment Approximately 280 Metres East of Whalebone Bridge
Listing Date: 14 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064421
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198260
Location: Barking and Dagenham, London, RM7
District: 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
WHALEBONE LANE SOUTH
1. Chadwell Heath
Obelisk on railway
280 m east of Whalebone
TQ 48 NE 3/8 14.9.79
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: TQ4897387825
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