Milestone - Harpenden Common, A1081, St Albans Road, Hertfordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HitchinLookers
N 51° 48.541 W 000° 21.204
30U E 682447 N 5743109
Quick Description: On Harpenden Common backing onto the cricket ground.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/14/2011 10:57:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMCJZG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 3

Long Description:
This milestone has the makers name at the top.

Brown and Green, Luton, were the iron founders who made a number of milestones placed in this area. They also manufactured parts for WW1 mills bombs or hand grenades. The firm was later taken over and became Gibbs and Dandy, a DIY shop covering many parts of southern England and beyond.

The 1879 Ordnance Survey map shows it as being:-

London 25
St Albans 4

Luton doesn't get a mention.
Condition: Worn

Material: Metal

Inscription:
Top Brown and Green Luton London 25 Left St Albans 4 Right Luton 6


Name of road: A1081, St Albans Road.

Date placed: Not listed

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