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London Coal Duty Boundary Marker at Tq 1164 9657

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.6568 / 51°39'24"N

Longitude: -0.3875 / 0°23'14"W

OS Eastings: 511640

OS Northings: 196570

OS Grid: TQ116965

Mapcode National: GBR 48.8YW

Mapcode Global: VHFSM.7MH7

Entry Name: London Coal Duty Boundary Marker at Tq 1164 9657

Listing Date: 8 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158225

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey North

Built-Up Area: Bushey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford St John

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)
London Coal Duty
II Boundary Marker at
TQ 1164 9657

Coal duty boundary marker. 1861; for the City of London. Ashlar. Square plinth;
stepped tapered base with cornice surmounted by obelisk bearing City of London coat
of arms in relief on south-east face. The structure approx 4 m tall. The obelisk
formed part of the system of boundary markers which defined the area within which
incoming coal was taxed. It was originally located on the opposite side of the
River Colne (at TQ 11665 96542); it was repaired and relocated by WatfordBorough
Council in 1984.

Listing NGR: TQ1164096570

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

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