Types of boundary mark

Type 5


Type 5 obelisk

Obelisk 50 in April 1972
(Photo: Martin Nail)

These obelisks were erected on railways opened between 1866 and 1887. They have proved to be the least robust type of marker: a number have disappeared completely, and even where they survive some or all of the shields and plates are missing.

Type 5 Inscription

Type 5
Inscription

Type 5 City shield

Type 5
City shield

Type 5 In two pieces

Type 5
In two pieces

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