TQ2352 : Coal tax post near Reigate

taken 2 years ago, near to The Hermitage, Surrey, Great Britain

Coal tax post near Reigate
Coal tax post near Reigate
A coal tax post on the North Downs, close to Reigate.
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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TQ2352, 103 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Roads, Road transport  Woodland, Forest 
County (from Tags)
Surrey 
Near (from Tags)
Lower Kingswood  Mogador  Reigate 
Primary Subject of Photo
Marker 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 238 523 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.4285N 0:13.5922W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 238 523
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Coal Tax Post  Marker Post 

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