West Sussex
East Grinstead
N side of: Herontye Drive
Distance (S) from Greenwich
OS map detailsOS Explorer: 135
OS grid refTQ 39958.37559
WGS84 lat/long51.120230, -0.001612
TypeMarker 'stone'
Marking date2000
AccessNone, but visible from public road
Greenwich Meridian Marker; England; West Sussex; East Grinstead


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The Meridian’s route across the town of East Grinstead was marked for the first time in the year 2000 when more than a dozen markers like this one were erected. Manufactured by Ibstock (whose name is pressed into their rear), they come in two different versions: a south facing one (with east on the left and west on the right); and a north facing one (with east on the right and west on the left). Although some roads have a marker on both sides, others have either no marker or just a single one. Markers were also set up ‘off road’ in a number of other locations. This one is located in the front garden of a private house.