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Essex - Redbridge

Google's version of Darking and Bagenham's list of "buildings and Monuments of Importance". For some reason they don't seem to know about No. 2. Darking and Bagenham's Local List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest does not mention either Post or Post 2.
043208043209043209ed043211043212n001_553n001_554n001_555 Post 1, Dagenham Road
043216043217n002_556n002_557n002_558 Post 2, Wood Lane / Rush Green Road

n003_568n003_569n003_572n003_573n003_574n003_575n003_576n003_577 Post 3, West Ham United F.C. training ground. Listed building - see this document page 29.

Posts 4 through 7 lie on a much older boundary, dating from Norman times and marked by stones erected in 1641. See this Hainault Forest page.
043220043221n004_562n004_559n004_560n004_561n004_563n004_564n004_565n004_567 Post 4, Chadwell Heath. I missed an interesting pump nearby. See also the Hainault Forest page.
n005_578n005_580n005_581n005_582n005_579n005_343n005_344 Valence House. Neither of these stones is Post 5 - it was a Type 2. For next visit, remember that Valence House shuts at 16:30.
n005_583 Post 5, approx. original position. In the foreground is the end of Pemberton Gardens and we are looking southeast.
Forest Bounds stonePost 5 in its original position, photographed in 1910 beside the Forest Bounds stones.
n006_586 Post 6 should be in the hedge just to the left of the sign but I could see no trace of it. Note the seam across the road.
043224n007_584n007_585Collier Row stone
Post 7, Hog Hill Road. Apparently, lurking in the vegetation near the speed limit sign there is an Hainault Forest boundary stone. The write-up says a "lamp post … was digitally removed". I presume by "lamp post" they actually mean the speed limit sign.

n008_587 The Maypole, 171 Lambourne Road, Chigwell, IG7 6EF at TQ 464 933
n008_588n008_589 Post 8, Manor Road. This and Post 9 are both on the IG / RM postcode boundary
n009_590n009_591n009_592 Post 9, Abridge Road

Essex - Epping

Obelisk 10 shows up very clearly on this Google aerial photo giving a grid ref of TQ 4519 9767. I have not got within sight of the obelisk yet but here is a train on the Circle Line looking north from the bridge at TQ 454 986. It was called the Eastern Counties Railway when the obelisk was erected and it became the Great Eastern Railway.

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Post 13.5? Could it be that Martin Nail missed one? At TL 4190 0170 the OS map marks an 'Obelisk'. It lies pretty close to the direct line between Posts 13 & 14 and it even looks like a Tax Post on Google's aerial photo! Another visit is definitely needed.

n014_346n014_347n014_348n014_349n014_352 Post 14, Galleyhill Green
n015_364n015_365n015_366 Post 15, Waltham Road
n016_367n016_368n016_372Post 16, Waltham Road / St Leonards Road, near the Coach and Horses pub
n017_373n017_374n017_375 A far-flung corner of the Lee Valley Park with a path that just stops close to …
n017_376 where Post 17 orter be at the start of Colemans Lane
N018_383n018_384 Post 18, Colemans Lane
n019_378n019_379n019_380n019_381n019_382 Post 19, Colemans Lane


n021_385n021_386N021_388n021_389n021_391 Post 21, beside the railway in Wormley
n022_393n022_394n022_395n022_396n022_397 Post 22, outside 137 High Road, Turnford
Post 23, E side of Holy Cross Hill. Opposite a footpath. 40 yds N of Holy Cross Stables, 100 yds S of Holy Hill Farm. 60 yds S of picnic place (now closed - search this PDF for "paradise").
N024 Post 24, deep inside Wormley Wood (image from Geograph)

N030 Post 30, Heath Road, Potters Bar (image from Geograph)

037166037167037168 Post 65
037169 Post 66
037170037171037173037174 Post 67 and Plate 68
037175037176037177037178 Obelisk 69

038020038021038022 Poyle Pump
Post 77 and Plate 78, Colnbrook
038028038029 Mad Bridge

037186 Post 81?, Wraysbury Road, Staines
037022037023037024037025037026037027037180037181037182 Stone 83, The London Stone (Staines)

Post 84 ++++ all these images for Posts 84 - 86 are in the photobox gallery
074308074307074306074305 Post 85
056199056198056197074304074303074302 Post 86
074301074300 near Post 86
Post 87

cwdum stuff

Extracted rather pointlessly from the SQL data. 2020 Jul 07
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Post 12,  TQ 432 994
South side of Coppice Row, Epping
N of Jacks Hill, 500 yards E of the "Wake Arms"
033035 Post 13,  TL 437 004
Epping Road, Epping
about 500 metres SW of the Bell Common Tunnel
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Obelisk 20,  TL 373 050
Wormley. Beside the Lea Navigation near King's Weir Bridge. Bench Mark.

In the first picture the Navigation is between the stone and the pole visible in the background.
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Obelisk 21,  TL 369 051
Slipe Lane, Wormley. On east side of the railway line.
Described in ?1966 as "lying in several pieces on the ground. The inscription not identifiable."
Now re-erected, top foot or so of height missing but crest, inscription (14 & 15 VIC. C 146) and Bench Mark all clearly visible.

(The photos of this obelisk and the canal stone above were taken at dawn on May Day morning while the light was a bit too weak for my camera.)
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035128 035129 Post 37,  TL 182 037
High Street, London Colney
Just north west of the bridge over the River Colne

035125 Post 38,  TL 176 032
Shenley Lane, London Colney
South side of Broad Colney Bridge
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035120 035121 Post 39,  TL 172 023
Harper Lane, Shenley
Outside No. 108 The Lodge and near Harperbury Hospital
035123   Post 40,  TL 174 025
Harper Lane, Shenley
Outside No. 67
035122 Harper Lane, Shenley
Midway between these two Tax Posts. Just a post to announce that this is No. 100 but nice echoes of Tax Posts.
Cab drivers on night shift wish that all houses showed their numbers as clearly as this.
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Post 43,  TL 160 007
Watling Street, Radlett
East side of road, opposite Kitswell Way, south of the culvert for a stream and half a mile north of the station
035119 Post 44,  TL 163 001
Watling Street, Radlett
West side of road, 100 yards north of Park Road, beside Radlett United Synagogue
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Posts 47 & 48,  TQ 110 964
At either end of an alley between
<--  New Street 
 High Street  -->

The other post can be seen in the background of each of these pictures.
No descriptive signs of any sort.  No indication that these posts are not in their original positions - compare with the careful notice on Post 98 that it has been moved just two metres.
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Post 58,  TQ 0583 9225
Rickmansworth Road, Harefield at the point where it becomes Harefield Road, Rickmansworth. 
Just on to the Hertfordshire side of the county boundary - a 'Welcome to Hillingdon' sign can be seen on the right of this photo.
Left hand photos: 2003 Apr 14. Right hand photo: 2012 Jun 07.
More pictures of this post in daylight and showing before- and after-restoration states.
2012-06-07 20:04:45 Fr:126u00 Sq:N058000

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