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Description: Coal Tax Post at West End of the Hythe on Traffic Island
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
TQ 07 SW EGHAM THE HYTHE
2/40 Coal Tax Post at west end
- of The Hythe on traffic
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
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Source: English Heritage
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