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Description: Coal Tax Post Outside Lessworth at Ngr Tq 14306474
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 286791
OS Grid Reference: TQ1430064740
OS Grid Coordinates: 514300, 164740
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3702, -0.3594
TQ 16SW BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE LITTLEWORTH LANE
5/215 Coal Tax post outside
"Lessworth" at NGR
Coal tax post. Circa 1860. Metal. Circa 4½ feet high. Four legged plinth with
stop chamfered pier above under moulded capital band and pyramidal top. City of
London shield cast on front of the capital band, lettering below on the pier reads:
"24 & 25 CAP VICT. 42". A coal and wine tax post indicating the boundary at which
duty was payable,that on coal dating back to the 1660's.
Listing NGR: TQ1430064740
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Source: English Heritage
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