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Coal Tax Post 100 Yards South of the Sportsman Public House Ngr TQ 24005301

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

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Latitude: 51.263 / 51°15'46"N

Longitude: -0.224 / 0°13'26"W

OS Eastings: 524012

OS Northings: 153041

OS Grid: TQ240530

Mapcode National: GBR JHL.Q6F

Mapcode Global: VHGS3.2JG3

Plus Code: 9C3X7Q7G+6C

Entry Name: Coal Tax Post 100 Yards South of the Sportsman Public House Ngr TQ 24005301

Listing Date: 29 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289523

ID on this website: 101178194

Location: Mogador, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, KT20

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingswood with Burgh Heath

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Kingswood St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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6/16 (North Side)
Lower Kingswood,
Coal Tax Post 100 yards
south of The Sportsman
Public House
NGR TQ 24005301


Post c1850. c3½ foot high. Metal, four legged plinth with chamfered pier above.
Moulded capital band with pyramidal top. City of London Corporation shield cast on the front with lettering on the pier reading: "24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Coal and wine tax post indicating the boundary at which tax was payable on coal and wine, that on coal dating back to the 1660's.

Listing NGR: TQ2401253041

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