TQ0271 : London Stone, Staines

taken 20 years ago, near to Staines-Upon-Thames, Surrey, England

London Stone, Staines
London Stone, Staines
One of a number of London Stones LinkExternal link this one stands beside the Thames in the Lammas Pleasure Ground. The stone itself is only 50 cm high. It originally stood near Staines bridge which, before canalisation, was the tidal limit of the Thames. It is 31 km as the crow flies upstream from London Bridge and marked the upstream limit of the city Corporation's control of the river. More info LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

The corresponding downstream markers are 54 km from London Bridge and are TQ8585 : The Crowstone and TQ8678 : London Stone, Yantlet Creek.

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Category: Boundary stone
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TQ0271, 104 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 July, 2003   (more nearby)
Thursday, 1 February, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 028 717 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.1416N 0:31.3057W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 028 717
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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