SK6040 : Boundary marker

taken 11 years ago, near to Carlton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Boundary marker
Boundary marker
The City of Nottingham used these cast iron boundary markers from the end of the nineteenth century. A number still remain in place, mainly better looked after than this example.
Nottingham boundary markers :: SK5641
The boundary of the City of Nottingham is marked with over 20 cast iron markers in a distinctive semicircular form with rounded top. The majority date from the expansion of the city in 1933, but there are a number of older ones, including some delineating parish boundaries between different Poor Law boards in the 19th century. The earliest is dated 1849.
The markers include a number erected by Carlton Urban District Council, generally as a twin to a Nottingham one, although in many cases the twin has disappeared.
Overall nearly 50 locations are shown on OS maps, but a number have disappeared and the existence of others is difficult to ascertain as they are located in private gardens, etc.
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SK6040, 52 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 January, 2007
Category
Boundary stone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 604 406 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.6056N 1:6.1012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 604 406
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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