Shoreham Toll Bridge by 4rky

Shoreham Toll Bridge

Shoreham Tollbridge first opened to public traffic in 1782 and was the main road for all traffic passing through Shoreham.

There was a toll on all foot passengers, animals and traffic using the bridge:
“For every Coach, Chariot, Chaise, Hearse, or other such like Carriage, with four Wheels, One Shilling;
For every Chaise, Chair, or other such like Carriage, with Two Wheels, Sixpence;
For every Wagon or Wain, One Shilling;
For every Cart, Ninepence;
For every Horse, Mare, Gelding, Mule or Ass, laden or unladen, Threepence:
For every score of Oxen or Cows, One Shilling and Eightpence
For every Score of Calves, Hogs, Sheep or Lambs, Tenpence;
And for every Foot Passenger, One Halfpenny”

The bridge closed to motor traffic in 1970 and there is no longer a toll but it is still a popular crossing for walkers, joggers and cyclists.
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February 7th, 2020  
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