TL2502 : Coal Tax Pillar

taken 12 years ago, near to Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Coal Tax Pillar
Coal Tax Pillar
This, I believe (from looking at other Geographs) is a Coal Tax Pillar, marking the boundary of the London Coal Tax area where a levy had to be paid if coal passed this point. Cf. TQ3056 : Coal Tax Post
24 VICT probably indicates that it was erected in the 24th year of Queen Victoria's reign, i.e. 1861
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Tuesday, 18 April, 2006   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 18 April, 2006
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Coal Tax Post   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 256 024 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.3774N 0:11.0219W
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