The Wadsley & Langsett Turnpike was a 8-mile toll road that commenced at Honley Toll House and passed through Smithy Place, New Mill, Jackson Bridge to the Flouch Inn in Langsett. Here it joined the Doncaster and Salter's Brook Turnpike road (running east & west) and continued southwards as the Wadsley, Langsett & Sheffield Turnpike road.
The subsequent branches of the turnpike were
Plans to erect a toll house at Mucky Bridge at Jackson Bridge were announced in 1858.
In November 1872, the Huddersfield Chronicle reported that due to the abolition of the toll bars, the toll gates at Mearhouse and Gatehead were pulled down on 1 November.
Going southwards from Honley to the Flouch Inn, the main features of the turnpike that were marked on the 1854 O.S. map are:
The route southwards as far as the Flouch Inn is shown below.