A20 CONSTRUCTION WROTHAM HILL 1920s

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Construction of the new A20 in the 1920s, largely built to provide work during  the Great Depression. Largely excavated by hand and wheelbarrow, it ran from bypassed Wrotham Village to the top of Wrotham Hill. The Old road ran where Whithill and BullLane are now. "Old" London Rd joined the new A20 halfway up the hill, and the Gravesend Rd joined the A20 with a roundabout at the Pilgrim's Rest pub.