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Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23865245, Lower Kingswood

Description: Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23865245

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 289578

OS Grid Reference: TQ2385752453
OS Grid Coordinates: 523857, 152453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2578, -0.2264

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

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

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Listing Text


6/99 Coal Tax post at
NGR TQ 23865245


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: TQ2385752453

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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