Essex cast iron guideposts in the

THURROCK DISTRICT

 

exth01.jpg (43723 bytes) Location:  Orsett (Baker Street) NGR:  TQ 6339 8141 Date:  2002
Manufacturer:  Maldon Iron Works.
Details: 

All three guideposts in Orsett are Maldon Iron Works types and all were subjected to complete restoration in 2001.  As far as can be ascertained, all the semicircular finials are replacements as are all the arms on the Baker Street post.

CLICK HERE for pictures of the Orsett posts before their restoration.

Credit:  John V Nicholls
exth02.jpg (53644 bytes) Location:  Orsett (Rectory Road) NGR:  TQ 6450 8222 Date:  2002
Manufacturer:  Maldon Iron Works.
Details:  Restored to high standard and with the circular Maldon Iron Works logo appearing on two arms. Credit:  John V Nicholls
exth03.jpg (61602 bytes) Location:  Orsett (High Road) NGR:  TQ 6453 8195 Date:  2002
 
Details:  The LONDON 21 / STIFFORD arm has been repaired but the other two appear as original.  The Maldon Iron Works logo on the arms is a circular pattern.  Normally it is a stepped rectangle.

 

 

Credit:  John V Nicholls
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