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MOUND THAT GAVE A NAME TO AN ETON CUSTOM

MOUND THAT GAVE A NAME TO AN ETON CUSTOM

Just beyond Slough is Salt Hill, so called because until 1844 boys from Eton used to collect here once every year and beg salt, or largesse, from passers by The custom came to be known as "Montem" (the mount) because of this mound near by in Chalvey Lane.

Other pictures from The Bath Road of Yesterday and To-day


TREE-BORDERED AVENUE THAT LEADS TO SYON HOUSE

AN EXCURSION FROM THE MAIN ROAD: DONNINGTON CASTLE, HELD STOUTLY FOR KING CHARLES IN THE CIVIL WAR

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