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Latitude: 51.3924 / 51°23'32"N
Longitude: 0.1614 / 0°9'40"E
OS Eastings: 550471
OS Northings: 168141
OS Grid: TQ504681
Mapcode National: GBR S3.3C7
Mapcode Global: VHHP5.R85G
Entry Name: Coal Taxpost (Obelisk) on North Side of Railway 500 Yards West of Swanley Station
Listing Date: 29 June 1973
Last Amended: 19 February 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299013
English Heritage Legacy ID: 358594
Location: Swanley, Sevenoaks, Kent, BR8
Civil Parish: Swanley
Built-Up Area: Swanley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
Church of England Parish: Crockenhill All Souls
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
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Coal Taxpost (Obelisk) on north side of railway 500 yards west of Swanley Station
Coal Taxpost. Before 1861. Stone Obelisk, of about 14 feet high, bearing carved cartouche with arms of the City of London and the motto 'Domine dirigie nos'. This type oJ Coal Taxpost was erected on railways. Classified as number 206 type 4b in The Coal Duties of the City of London and their Boundary Marks (1972). Martin Nail.
Listing NGR: TQ5047168141
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