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Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23985230, Lower Kingswood

Description: Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23985230

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289574

OS Grid Reference: TQ2397952304
OS Grid Coordinates: 523979, 152304
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2564, -0.2247

Location: Merrywood Grove, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey KT20 7HN

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

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Listing Text


6/95 Coal Tax post at
NGR TQ 23985230


Coal and Wine tax post. Circa 1861. Made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Circa 4½
foot high. Four legged plinth, chamfered pier with moulded capital band and
pyramidal top. City of London shield on the front. Lettering on the pier reads
"24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Makers name to rear. A Coal and Wine post indicating
the boundary at which duty was payable; that on coal dating back to the 1660's.

Listing NGR: TQ2397952304

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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