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Studland Motor Road

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Studland Motor Road
Location Map ( geo)
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From:  Sandbanks (SZ036872)
To:  Studland (SZ033826)
Distance:  3 miles (4.8 km)
Meets:  B3369 (via ferry), B3351
Primary Destinations
Highway Authorities

private road
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Traditional Counties


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The Studland Motor Road is a precursor to motorways. Built before the Special Roads Act as a motor road (using a special Act of Parliament), this private road was built to serve the Sandbanks Ferry, which opened at the same time (earlier plans for the road included a bridge over the mouth of Poole Harbour).

The Act of Parliament passed in 1923, and the road and ferry service was opened on 15 July 1926.


Studland Motor Road
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Studland Chain Ferry - Geograph - 742547.jpgStudland, slipway - Geograph - 1206613.jpgToll for the Sandbanks ferry - Geograph - 1199768.jpgFerry slipway sign Sandbanks Ferry.jpgFerry slipway sign and cars queuing for ferry - Geograph - 887281.jpg
Other nearby roads
A351 • B3069 • B3351

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