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Coal Tax Post at Ngr 14076221 (Opposite 5 Furlongs), Esher

Description: Coal Tax Post at Ngr 14076221 (Opposite 5 Furlongs)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286696

OS Grid Reference: TQ1408262218
OS Grid Coordinates: 514082, 162218
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3476, -0.3633

Location: Copsem Lane, Cobham, Surrey KT10 9HL

Locality: Esher
Local Authority: Elmbridge Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT10 9HL

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Listing Text



5/126 Coal tax post at
NGR 14076221 (opp.
"5 furlongs")


Post. Circa 1861. Metal, approximately 4½ feet high. Four legged plinth, chamfered pier above with moulded capital band and pyramidal top. City of London Shield cast on the front of the capital band. Lettering on the pier reads: "CAP VIC". coal and wine tax post indicating the boundary at which duty was payable,that on coal dating back to the 1660's.

Listing NGR: TQ1408262218

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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