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Coal Tax Post 100 Yards South of the Sportsman Public House Ngr Tq 24005301, Lower Kingswood

Description: Coal Tax Post 100 Yards South of the Sportsman Public House Ngr Tq 24005301

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289523

OS Grid Reference: TQ2401253041
OS Grid Coordinates: 524012, 153041
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2630, -0.2240

Location: Mogador Road, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey KT20 7ES

Locality: Lower Kingswood
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT20 7ES

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Listing Text

6/16 (North Side)
Lower Kingswood,
Coal Tax Post 100 yards
south of The Sportsman
Public House
NGR TQ 24005301


Post c1850. c3½ foot high. Metal, four legged plinth with chamfered pier above.
Moulded capital band with pyramidal top. City of London Corporation shield cast on the front with lettering on the pier reading: "24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Coal and wine tax post indicating the boundary at which tax was payable on coal and wine, that on coal dating back to the 1660's.

Listing NGR: TQ2401253041

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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