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Three decent sized images in this this blog post
. On the course of Potters Bar Golf Club - closed in 2018.
(A director fringe golf club closing! This forum thread makes one suggestion: “For a long time it was a Jewish-only course . It probably left it too late to try and change.”)
The Queen's Head public house (now apparently closed) stands 50 yards to the east of this post on the corner of Coursers Road and High Street, London Colney. The entry at Historic England
for the pub says “canted front bay said to have been used for the collection of Coal Tax”.
TL 175 032
Shenley Lane, London Colney
South side of Broad Colney Bridge
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.
Posts 47 and 48
The house where W. S. Gilbert lived and died. (Cannot think of any connection with Coal Tax Posts!)
TQ 131 926
, E side of Oxhey Lane, outside No 1 "The Hollies" and immediately NW of Burntoak Farm
I am sure I looked for this on 2012 Jun 07 and could not find it.
I cannot now recall where exactly I took this photo but I am pretty sure it is just the opposite side of the path from Obelisk 52. The railway at this point is the Metropolitan Line between Northwood and Moor Park. I cannot see why London County Council Tramways
should need this box - more than an hundred yards from the nearest tram tracks.
Northwood telephone exchange
I walked about 200m either side of TQ 084 923
and saw nothing
The seam in the road surface indicates that this is still a boundary - between Hillingdon on the left and Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire. TQ 078 923
TQ 069 915
at the junction of White Hill and Jackets Lane. Nothing seen
++++ when the above is properly organised, use this with proper GPS derived co-ords
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