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Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23465352, Lower Kingswood

Description: Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23465352

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 289592

OS Grid Reference: TQ2346153518
OS Grid Coordinates: 523461, 153518
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2675, -0.2317

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey KT20 7ES

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

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Listing Text

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Coal Tax Post at
NGR TQ 23465352


Coal and wine tax post. c.1861, made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Approx 3½
foot high. Four-legged plinth with chamfered pier above having moulded capital
bank and pyramidal top. City of London Corporation shield cast on the front;
lettering on the pier reads "24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Maker's name plate on
the rear. One of a series of coal and wine tax posts which indicated the
boundary at which duty was payable; the tax on coal dated back to the 1660s.

Listing NGR: TQ2346153518

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Source: English Heritage

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