TQ0966 : Coal tax boundary post no.94, Bridge Street (A244)

taken 11 months ago, near to Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, Great Britain

Coal tax boundary post no.94, Bridge Street (A244)
Coal tax boundary post no.94, Bridge Street (A244)
The location of this post is shown in TQ0966 : Bridge Street / Ridgeway and TQ0966 : Wooded area north of Bridge Street.

There are over 200 coal tax posts located around London, most of which are 3 ft high white-painted bollards LinkExternal link . The posts were erected under the Coal and Wine Duties (Continuation) Act of 1861 to mark the points at which duty had to be paid on coal being transported to London. The boundary was set at that of the Metropolitan Police District, and the resulting revenue was used by the Corporation of the City of London to fund public works. For further info see LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 August, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Post 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0949 6643 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.1818N 0:25.6755W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0949 6643
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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