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Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23665302, Lower Kingswood

Description: Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23665302

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289576

OS Grid Reference: TQ2366153019
OS Grid Coordinates: 523661, 153019
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2629, -0.2290

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey KT20 7HQ

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

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Listing Text


Coal Tax post at
6/97 NGR TQ 23665302


Coal and Wine tax post. Circa 1861. Made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Circa 4
foot high. Four legged plinth with chamfered pier above. Moulded capital band
and pyramidal top. City of London shield cast 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: TQ2366153019

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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