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Coal Tax Post Outside Counties End, Staines-upon-Thames

Description: Coal Tax Post Outside Counties End

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 289745

OS Grid Reference: TQ0276771679
OS Grid Coordinates: 502767, 171679
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4348, -0.5230

Location: River Park Avenue, Egham, Surrey TW18 4TS

Locality: Staines-upon-Thames
Local Authority: Runnymede Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: TW18 4TS

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Listing Text


2/74 Coal Tax Post outside
- Counties End

- 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/CAP 42', makers name on rear. Coal and wine tax post indicating the
boundary at which duty was payable, that on coal dating back to the 1660s.

Listing NGR: TQ0276771679

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Source: English Heritage

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