The boundary marks today

The marks in publications


There is today quite an extensive interest in the posts, as is evidenced by the number of articles on them in both the publications of local history and industrial archaeology societies, in general magazines and of course on websites. Unfortunately, their historical remarks are in some cases less than accurate (see this site's Frequently asked questions).

Local history and industrial archaeology society publications

Articles and booklets include:

and other publications listed in the Lists of posts section of Sources and bibliography: Books and articles.

Local authority publications

The London Borough of Bromley and the Borough of Elmbridge have both published leaflets on their local marks -- Bromley: Coal posts (1995), and Elmbridge: Coal and wine tax posts (2006). Elmbridge also has a list of marks on the council website: Location of Coal and Wine Tax Posts within the Borough.

General magazines etc

For example, over the years both Railway magazine and Hertfordshire countryside have published a number of articles on the markers, such as:

Typical articles in other publications include:

and other publications listed in the References in guidebooks, magazines, etc section of Sources and bibliography: Books and articles.

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