TQ2057 : Track to Nohome Farm

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

Track to Nohome Farm
Track to Nohome Farm
A large puddle in the track connecting Langley Bottom Farm and Nohome Farm. On the right is a Coal Tax Post (no 126 on the list linked to below). For a close up of the post, see TQ2057 : Coal Tax Post no 126.
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
Friday, 27 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 29 October, 2017
Geographical Context
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Epsom  Langley Vale 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 209 571 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.0559N 0:16.0249W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 208 571
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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