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Offline Paul

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Re: Toll House, Lower Sandgate Rd, Folkestone
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2009, 12:52:20 »
Licensed motors not allowed ???
Maybe it's big horse I'm a Londoner. :{

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Toll House, Lower Sandgate Rd, Folkestone
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2009, 11:59:01 »
At the mo I can seem to locate any info on the net but there was a board outside the house with its history on.
From what I can remember:
All traffic had to endure the winding steep hill between Sandgate and Folkestone until there was a landslide which created the land now known as the Lower Lees. A road was built creating easy access to Folkstone Harbour thus creating the need for a toll house.





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