Ovingham tollbooth (Ovingham)
We know from old documents that Ovingham had a tollbooth in 1671. The tollbooth no longer exists and, although it may have been on the village green, no-one knows exactly where it stood.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1954; J H Ostridge|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Ovingham to Wylam, Northumberland. Preliminary archaeological assessment 2007; Tyne and Wear Museums
Source of Reference
Local History of Ovingham
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