New River Company Property Markers In Os Fields 41 And 44

17 Jun 2002
New River Company Property Markers In Os Fields 41 And 44, Hertford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL3413 THE NEW RIVER, THE KING'S MEAD 817-1/7/353 New River Co. property markers in OS fields 41 and 44


Property markers. c1837-56, New River Company. Cast-iron. Two types; 'plate' with arched head, projecting rim, cast raised lettering on face, 'NRC' (New River Company), fixed in ground; 'Milestone', slightly tapered with curved top, raised cast lettering 'NRC' (New River Company) on one side, fixed in ground. In OS Field 41: (iv) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3403 1367 (v) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3405 1368 (vi) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3409 1368 (vii) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3412 1368 (viii) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3411 1372 (ix) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3413 1372 (x) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3410 1382 (xi) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3412 1385 (xii) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3410 1361 (xiii) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3412 1361 (xiv) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3414 1361 (xv) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3405 1360 (xvi) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3406 1355 (xvii) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3414 1358 (xviii) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3430 1364 (xix) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3433 1365 (xx) 'Plate' at NGR TL 3444 1375 In OS Field No.44: (xxi) 'Milestone' at NGR TL 3406 1353 The new cut to the Lee on King's Meads was made c1837, although the Gauge House (qv) was not built until 1856. The property markers appear to date from that period. They do not appear to be set out to a definite pattern.

Listing NGR: TL3406213556


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0871 IOE Records taken by A Gude; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr A. Gude. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Gude, A.

Rights Holder: Gude, A.


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