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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Toll Gate House

Spaniards Gate

 
 
Toll Gate House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 16, 2013
1. Toll Gate House Marker
Inscription. This eighteenth century building was erected to collect tolls from those passing through the western entrance to the estates of the bishops of London
 
Erected by the Heath & Hampstead Society.
 
Location. 51° 34.192′ N, 0° 10.43′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Spaniards Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Camden, England NW3 7JJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Orwell House (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); House of John Keats (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Sir Gerald Kelly (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); Sir Alfred Ayer (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); Tony Ray-Jones (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); Jacqueline du Pré (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); London School of Tropical Medicine (approx. 5.7 kilometers away); William Butler Yeats (approx. 5.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Regarding Toll Gate House. The Toll Gate House is on the northwest edge of the sprawling Hampstead Heath, a public park about four miles from the heart of London. Hampstead
Toll Gate House image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 16, 2013
2. Toll Gate House
Heath consists of about 800 acres of high ground, a mix of dense woods, lakes, and open fields.
 
Also see . . .  Spaniards Inn. Built in 1585, the Spaniards Inn (opposite the Toll Gate House) has had a colorful past. (Submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Other Side of Toll Gate House image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 16, 2013
3. Other Side of Toll Gate House
Note the Spaniards Inn at right, directly opposite the Toll Gate House. The proximity of the two historic structures causes a slowdown in the two-way flow of traffic.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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