TQ2057 : Coal Tax Post no 126

taken 21 days ago, near to Tadworth, Surrey, Great Britain

Coal Tax Post no 126
Coal Tax Post no 126
This Coal Tax Post (no 126 on the list linked to below) is situated alongside the track connecting Langley Bottom Farm and Nohome Farm - see TQ2057 : Track to Nohome Farm for wider view. Grade II listed - see LinkExternal link.
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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TQ2057, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Near (from Tags)
Epsom  Langley Vale 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 208 571 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.0576N 0:16.0317W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 208 571
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Coal Tax Post  Grade II Listed 

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