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Bickley Birmingham Redditch 1825

Turnpike road from Birmingham through Redditch towards Pershore

Plan of northern part of Birmingham to Pershore Road 1825

This shows the northern part of the plan 'New Turnpike Road, from Birmingham to Pershore, communicating with the Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Bath & Bristol Roads'.

Additional notes on the bottom of the plan, not reproduced here, give the following information:

'FROM BIRMINGHAM TO PERSHORE 27 MILES. Do PERSHORE TO TEWKESBURY 10 Do. Being 5 miles nearer to Tewkesbury than the present Road through Birmingham, through Worcester; avoiding the Bromsgrove Lickey Hills, near 4 Miles long & other Hills of steep ascent.'

Bickley maps, 383108

Bickley maps collection