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Stinchar Cottage, Ballantrae, South Ayrshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 55° 05.912 W 005° 00.037
30U E 372346 N 6107584
Quick Description: Stinchar Cottage used to be the toll house for the adjacent stone bridge which has fascinating story. See separate Waymark. Now a holiday rental cottage.
Location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/28/2011 7:49:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMCP90
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 1

Long Description:
The bridge was built in 1770 from the ruined Castle Ardstinchar stones. The house collected tolls for using the bridge. A coach with two horses was 1/6 (one shilling and six pence) and 4/- (four shillings) with four horses. A farm wagon and two horses cost 1/- (one shilling) and 4/- (four shillings) with four horses. The stone bridge is no longer in use, being replaced with concrete affair in 1964.

An information board on grass area between the bridges explains brief history.

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OSGB NX 08647 82348
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