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Name:Turnpike Road, Leicester to Ashby-de-la-Zouch
HER Ref:MLE20653
Parish:Groby, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire
Markfield, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire
Glenfield, Blaby, Leicestershire
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Bardon, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Coalville, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Packington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Ravenstone with Snibstone, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Ellistown and Battleflat, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Hugglescote and Donington le Heath, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Grid Reference:SK 470 111
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Monument Types

  • TOLL ROAD (Late Post-medieval - 1753 AD to 1874 AD)

Summary

Turnpike road running from Leicester to Ashby, later became the A50.

Additional Information

<1> Arthur Cossons, 2003, The Turnpike Roads of Leicestershire and Rutland, p46 (Turnpike 8) (Bibliographic reference). SLE3094.

1753 Act of 1st Authorisation, turnpike expired 1874.

<2> Welding, JD, 1984, Leicestershire in 1777, p20, p22, p36 (Bibliographic reference). SLE3935.

Sources

<1>Bibliographic reference: Arthur Cossons. 2003. The Turnpike Roads of Leicestershire and Rutland. p46 (Turnpike 8).
<2>Bibliographic reference: Welding, JD. 1984. Leicestershire in 1777. p20, p22, p36.

Associated Finds

    None recorded

Designations

  • Conservation Area: Ashby de la Zouch
  • Conservation Area: Ravenstone
  • Conservation Area: Groby
  • EUS Historic Urban Character Area HUCA08: Upper Packington Road Estates
  • EUS Historic Urban Character Area HUCA32: Housing to west of Belvoir Road