The good ol’ days

18th October Visited Ravenglass during our latest Countrystride podcast recording and spotted this old petrol pump in the village street. 1s 5d (ie one shilling and five pence/gallon) mindful that 5 litres is 1.1 gallons this is a measure of how prices have soared over the years.

Published by markrichardswalking

An outdoor writer since my early twenties, with a passion for walking and linescape art, which quickly coalesed into the creation of practical guides exploring the remarkable landscapes and heritage of Britain.

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