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Coal Tax Post Opposite Yew Tree Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipstead, Hooley and Woodmansterne, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3049 / 51°18'17"N

Longitude: -0.1665 / 0°9'59"W

OS Eastings: 527907

OS Northings: 157790

OS Grid: TQ279577

Mapcode National: GBR DJ.QNZ

Mapcode Global: VHGRY.2GBJ

Entry Name: Coal Tax Post Opposite Yew Tree Close

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289572

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, CR5

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Chipstead, Hooley and Woodmansterne

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Woodmansterne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


4/93 Coal Tax Post opposite
Yew Tree Close


Coal and Wine tax post. Circa 1861. Made by Henry Grissell. Metal. Circa 4 foot
high. Chamfered pier on four legged plinth, moulded capital band above with
pyramidal top. City of London shield cast on front. Lettering on pier reads
"24 & 25 VICT/CAP 42". Makers name on back and front. A Coal and Wine tax post
indicating the boundary at which duty was payable, that on coal dating back to
the 1660's.

Listing NGR: TQ2790757790

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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