A curious round stone with compass markings on it is preserved outside the old Toll House in Great Yarmouth close to the old quayside where it formerly stood. It is not absolutely certain what it was used for and there are two theories:
1. That it was used to check the accuracy of ships compasses. and
2. That it marked the centre of the 7 mile tax zone for cargo ships using the port.
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Photo taken in Great Yarmouth, UK
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