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

A Grade II Listed Building in Staines, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.4326 / 51°25'57"N

Longitude: -0.5176 / 0°31'3"W

OS Eastings: 503146

OS Northings: 171441

OS Grid: TQ031714

Mapcode National: GBR 0J.D62

Mapcode Global: VHFTP.Z873

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

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289707

Location: Runnymede, Surrey, TW18

County: Surrey

District: Runnymede

Town: Runnymede

Electoral Ward/Division: Egham Hythe

Built-Up Area: Staines

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Egham Hythe

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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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

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