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Coal Taxpost (Obelisk) on North Side of Railway 500 Yards West of Swanley Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanley, Kent

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358594

Location: Swanley, Sevenoaks, Kent, BR8

County: Kent

District: Sevenoaks

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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Listing Text

TQ 56 NW
994/8/207
29.6.73

CROCKENHILL
WALDEN ROAD

Coal Taxpost (Obelisk) on north side of railway 500 yards west of Swanley Station

II

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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