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Many of these images were taken at night because I was working as a private hire, aka minicab, driver specialising in the night shift.
++++ List firms worked for with link to vehicle. Minc0304.cal is good starting point
++++ re-photograph to show seam in road surface
The last post in this list, Post 217 has not been found but is described as being on the bank of the Thames. This post is about 9 miles from the point opposite Post 217 on the North bank and about 5 miles from the nearest point on the bank. Why the vast gap? Have all the posts disappeared?
Some possibly have disappeared but I think the answer is also that this area was very marshy and there were few roads through it.
On Barking & Dagenham / Havering boundary.
Note seam in road surface.
Perambulation of the Forest of Waltham, 8th September 1641 (17th Charles I).
One of the Forest Meer or Boundary Stones set up by authority of the Commissioners appointed under the Great Seal.
Re-erected by the Essex County Council and the Essex Field Club. 1909.
See this page
on the Hainault Forest website
++++ bring in write up from wip_nor and link to link
Post 6 should be in the hedge just to the left of the sign but I could see no trace of it. Note seam in road surface.
Hog Hill Road. Apparently, lurking in the vegetation near the speed limit sign there is the Collier Row stone
, one of the Hainault Forest boundary stones. The write-up says a "lamp post … was digitally removed". I presume by "lamp post" they actually mean the speed limit sign.
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