Information for record number MWA4800:
Imperial toll road

Summary A toll road, a road whose repair was paid for by the exaction of a toll. The toll gate is where travellers paid the toll. They both date to the Imperial period and are situated on Chiltern road, Stoneydelph, Tamworth.
What Is It?  
Type: Road, Toll Gate, Toll Road
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Grendon
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SK 24 02
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A turnpike or toll road established between 1750 and 1751.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: TBAS vol 64
Author/originator: Cossons A
Date: 1941
Page Number: 91
Volume/Sheet: 64
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source TBAS Transactions of the Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society is a journal produced by the society annually. It contains articles about archaeological field work that has taken place in Birmingham and Warwickshire in previous years. Copies of the journal are kept by the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument TOLL ROAD * A road whose upkeep and repair was financed by the exaction of a toll. back
monument TOLL GATE * A gate on a toll road where travellers had to pay a toll to the toll-keeper. back

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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