Cast iron guideposts of

Essex in London

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exlo01a.jpg (11280 bytes) Location:  Vestry House Museum, Walthamstow NGR:   Date:  2003
Maker:  Maldon Iron Works
Details:  Was part of an order dated 23 June 1930 that specified six-inch lettering on the seven-inch arms.  Note the unusual "STICK NO BILLS" plate affixed to the side of the post also part to the 1930 order. Credit:  Colleen Morrison
exlo02.jpg (20200 bytes) Location:  Upminster Tithe Barn Museum, Upminster, London Borough of Havering. NGR:   Date:  2003
Maker:  Wedlake of Hornchurch
Details:  Probably the last remaining 19th century fingerpost left in Essex.  Credit: John V Nicholls
exlo03.jpg (26131 bytes) Location:  Woodford Bridge, London Borough of Redbridge.  On east side of green at north end of Roding Lane North. NGR:  TQ 4234 5169 Date:  21 April 2005
Maker:  Maldon Iron Works
Details: Annulus finial is a later replacement. Credit: John V Nicholls

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