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EPW040469 ENGLAND (1932). The Spider's Web Road House, Bushey, 1932

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Details

Title [EPW040469] The Spider's Web Road House, Bushey, 1932
Reference EPW040469
Date September-1932
Link
Place name BUSHEY
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 514242, 196728
Longitude / Latitude -0.34826302592598, 51.657248063461
National Grid Reference TQ142967

Pins

This looks like an old railway carriage 'chicken house' or shed.

Maurice
Tuesday 24th of September 2013 07:42:03 AM
Interesting to note the tar strips on sect joins on this concrete road surface. Clearly cracking was a problem then as much as it is now!

Maurice
Tuesday 24th of September 2013 07:40:41 AM
The concrete sections were cast with a gap between them, this was filled with tar so as they could expand in hot weather.

John Wass
Tuesday 6th of January 2015 08:26:51 PM

User Comment Contributions

It appears the hotel was destroyed by fire circa 1970. A new motel stands on the site [or nearby]:

www.bbc.co.uk/history/domesday/dblock/GB-512000-195000/page/6

MB
Tuesday 24th of September 2013 12:15:22 AM
An elderly local resident has been telling me that, during his teens, The Spider's web was notorious as a haunt for the criminal classes of London; who would drive up the new A-road to enjoy the facilities of the road-house.

Katy Whitaker
Monday 23rd of September 2013 11:05:30 PM