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Coal Tax Post at West End of the Hythe on Traffic Island, Staines-upon-Thames

Description: Coal Tax Post at West End of the Hythe on Traffic Island

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 289707

OS Grid Reference: TQ0314671441
OS Grid Coordinates: 503146, 171441
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4326, -0.5176

Location: 31 The Hythe, Egham, Surrey TW18 3AP

Locality: Staines-upon-Thames
Local Authority: Runnymede Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: TW18 3AP

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Listing Text


2/40 Coal Tax Post at west end
- of The Hythe on traffic

- II

Coal and wine tax post circa 1861 made by Henry Grissell. Metal, circa 4 feet
high. Four legged plinth with chamfered pier above. Moulded capital band and
pyramidal top. City of London shield on front. Lettering on pier reads 24 & 25
VICT/CAP42. Makers name on rear. Coal and wine tax post indicating the boun-
dary at which duty was payable, that on coal dating back to the 1660s.

Listing NGR: TQ0314671441

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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