ST8057 : Farleigh tollhouse

taken 3 years ago, near to Farleigh Hungerford, Somerset, Great Britain

Farleigh tollhouse
Farleigh tollhouse
This charmingly rustic cottage stands on the junction of the main A366 Trowbridge road and the Tellisford road. Its location close to Farleigh Hungerford castle doesn't seem immediately important but it is in fact an old toll house that took road-users' fees for using the improved network in the nineteenth century. It is named 'Turnpike Cottage', but does not appear to be occupied today.
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ST8057, 104 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 15 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cottage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8002 5751 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.9806N 2:17.2842W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8003 5752
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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