SO2547 : Toll-bridge, Whitney on Wye

near to Whitney-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Toll-bridge, Whitney on Wye
Toll-bridge, Whitney on Wye
Despite being on a B-class road, this is still a wooden toll-bridge. If the attendant isn't around, put your money in the box. However since 1998 things have changed and there is now a barrier across the road, like the turnpikes of old. Since 2004 there has been a slot machine for use when the barrier is un-manned. The toll board is headed 'George III' and dated 1796, but the tariff has been updated to new pence and pedal cyclists included at a charge of 5p. Here are a couple of links to further information: LinkExternal link LinkExternal link
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Sunday, 5 July, 1998   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 258 473 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.1410N 3:5.1067W
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