TQ2057 : Greenslade Avenue

taken 28 days ago, near to Ashtead, Surrey, Great Britain

Greenslade Avenue
Greenslade Avenue
An unmade track linking Headley Road with Farm Lane. On the right is a Coal Tax Post (no 124 on the list linked to below). For a close up of the post, see TQ2057 : Coal Tax Post no 124.
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
Wednesday, 1 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths 
Place (from Tags)
Ashtead 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 200 579 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.4557N 0:16.7588W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 200 578
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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