SD4766 : Marker post, Hest Bank

taken 10 years ago, near to Hest Bank, Lancashire, Great Britain

Marker post, Hest Bank
Marker post, Hest Bank
This is near to the milestone, and is unusual (or at least I have never seen one like it before). It has the royal cypher, which must be of Edward VII, has space for a measurement in feet and inches, presumably to the line of a cable. As far as I know the only public utility to use the royal cypher is the GPO telephone service, but I thought telephone wires were all overhead in the early 20C.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 December, 2007
Category
Cable marker   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 477 660 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:5.2344N 2:48.0612W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 477 660
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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