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Coal Tax Post 55 Yards from Railway Bridge at Tq 25775704, Tadworth

Description: Coal Tax Post 55 Yards from Railway Bridge at Tq 25775704

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289573

OS Grid Reference: TQ2577057040
OS Grid Coordinates: 525770, 157040
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2986, -0.1974

Location: Drive Spur, Tadworth KT20 6LR

Locality: Tadworth
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT20 6LR

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Listing Text


4/94 Coal Tax post 55 yards
from Railway Bridge
at TQ 25775704


Coal and Wine tax post. Circa 1861. Made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Circa 4 foot
high. Four legged plinth with chamfered pier. Moulded capital band above with
pyramidal top. City of London shield on front. Lettering on pier reads
"24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Makers name on rear. 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: TQ2577057040

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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