TQ1461 : Coal Tax Post no 110

taken 4 years ago, near to Oxshott, Surrey, Great Britain

Coal Tax Post no 110
Coal Tax Post no 110
This Coal Tax Post (no 110 on the list linked to below) is situated at the junction of Sandy Lane with Copsem Lane/Warren Lane. For wider view, see TQ1461 : Sandy Lane.
Coal Tax Posts
Coal Tax Posts were markers defining the area within which the Corporation of London could charge duty on coal entering the area. This area had been expanded in 1851 but then reduced in 1861 to coincide with the Metropolitan Police District of the day, the limits of which were between about 20 km and 30km from Charing Cross. It is from this latter time that most of the existing posts date. See LinkExternal link for further background, with much more comprehensive information at Martin Nail's excellent site, LinkExternal link. This includes a full list of extant posts, at LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Oxshott 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 140 617 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.6083N 0:21.8265W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 140 617
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Copsem Lane  Warren Lane  Sandy Lane  Coal Tax Post 

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