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Coal Tax Post Opposite Yew Tree Close, Chipstead

Description: Coal Tax Post Opposite Yew Tree Close

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289572

OS Grid Reference: TQ2790757790
OS Grid Coordinates: 527907, 157790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3049, -0.1665

Location: 9 Yew Tree Close, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey CR5 3LN

Locality: Chipstead
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: CR5 3LN

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Listing Text


4/93 Coal Tax Post opposite
Yew Tree Close


Coal and Wine tax post. Circa 1861. Made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Circa 4 foot
high. Chamfered pier on four legged plinth, moulded capital band above with
pyramidal top. City of London shield cast on front. Lettering on pier reads
"24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Makers name on back and front. 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: TQ2790757790

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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