SO6007 : The Pike House

taken 7 years ago, near to Parkend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Pike House
The Pike House
Looking towards The Pike House from the road from Parkend, in the Forest of Dean.

The former toll house ((turn)pike house) probably dates from about 1828, the date of the construction of the road to Bream (on the left). The white sign pointing left shows Bream 1 St Briavels 5. The road on the right heads for Coleford.

The building ceased to function as a toll collecting house with the abolition of the Turnpike Trust in 1888.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 June, 2010
Category
Toll house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 608 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.0498N 2:34.1674W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 609 078
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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