Turnpikes and Dorsets Coaching Days


Dorchester Association

May
31

Category:TALK/LECTURE

WHERE

Venue:
Dorford Centre
Bridport Road
Dorchester
On: Thursday, 31st May 2018

TIMING

Starting at:19.30

OTHER DETAILS

Short description:A talk by Rob Curtis
Full description:This talk will outline the development of cross country thoroughfares from rough tracks to turnpike roads. How did these operate? How were coaches designed? What was it like to be a passenger? What of the horses that provided the power and the coaching inns which serviced them? And what of their eventual decline.