SE3975 : Old Toll Cottage, Topcliffe

taken 10 years ago, near to Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old Toll Cottage, Topcliffe
Old Toll Cottage, Topcliffe
The small cottage in the foreground standing close to the road was built to collect tolls on the Boroughbridge to Northallerton and Darlington turnpike in the mid 18th century. Tolls charged ranged from 2 1/2d for one horse [approx 1p] to 2s3d [11p] for 4 wheeled wagons drawn by 8 oxen or horse.
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SE3975, 40 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 December, 2007
Category
Toll house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 398 759 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:10.6783N 1:23.4305W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 398 759
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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