Essex cast iron guideposts in the

CHELMSFORD DISTRICT

 

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Location:  Downham NGR: TQ 7309 9578 Date: 18 March 2002
Maker: Unknown
Details:  Click on thumbnail for more images and information. Credit:  John V Nicholls
excd03.jpg (20207 bytes) Location:  Stock.  At the corner of Swan Lane. NGR:  TQ 6904 9895 Date:  16 November 2002
Maker:  Maldon Iron Works
Details: The arm pointing towards WICKFORD is a bolted on repair.  The disc finial is of interest as it is inscribed PARISH OF BUTTSBURY, which is no longer an administrative parish.  The arms have the circular type logo for Maldon Iron Works.  Credit:  John V Nicholls
excd02.jpg (15917 bytes) Location:  Little Leighs NGR:  TL 6984 1856 Date:  Summer 2003
Maker:  Maldon Iron Works. 
Details:  With three arms and conical finial quite near to Leez Priory.  Credit:  David Mansell
excd04.jpg (24046 bytes) Location:  Junction of Gay Bowers Road and Capons Lane, Gay Bowers, Danbury. NGR:  TL 7939 0434 Date:  6 January 2004
Maker:  Maldon Iron Works.
Details:  The sad remains of a Maldon Iron Works 3' 6" post.  Not only is it devoid of arms and finial, but the mounting shaft has also gone. Credit:  John V Nicholls
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