TQ2255 : Chuck's Lane

taken 11 years ago, near to Walton on The Hill, Surrey, Great Britain

Chuck's Lane
Chuck's Lane
Looking along Chuck's Lane from where it meets Banstead Heath. For close up of the Coal Tax Post on the right, see TQ2255 : Coal Tax Post no 139.
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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Saturday, 24 April, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 3 May, 2010
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Lane   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 228 550 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.9049N 0:14.3931W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 228 550
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