|"Royal Mail" coach operated from |
the Reindeer and the Saracens Head.
|1828 Pigot & Co Directory|
People made their wills before they were "received into the York stage-coach, which performed the journey to London (if God permitted) in four days."
|Denbigh Hall bridge which took the railway over Watling Street|
Denbigh Hall Station closed in November 1838 when the railway continued north west to Birmingham.
|Travelling by coach wasn't always plain sailing,|
Lincolnshire Chronicle 13 July 1838
The demise of long distance coach travel had a retrograde effect on taverns and inns, in particular the hamlet of Spital-in-the-Street where the number of coaches supported two inns.