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Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23465352

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswood with Burgh Heath, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2675 / 51°16'2"N

Longitude: -0.2317 / 0°13'54"W

OS Eastings: 523461

OS Northings: 153518

OS Grid: TQ234535

Mapcode National: GBR JHL.G85

Mapcode Global: VHGS2.XDWQ

Entry Name: Coal Tax Post at Ngr Tq 23465352

Listing Date: 16 August 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289592

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, KT20

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingswood with Burgh Heath

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Kingswood St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added to the list

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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