Gold Hill, Shaftesbury – The Icon Of Dorset In England

Gold Hill is a name of street in the town Shaftesbury located in the UK-based of Dorset. The street was well-known by the advertisement of Hovis bread in which showing the activities of a boy pushing his bike up the hill of steep cobbled to deliver the bread. Within this advertisement, Gold Hill “street cobbled” were appeared over calendars, chocolate boxes and the front page of many books which talking about the Dorset of England. Since then, many people always considering “Gold Hill” as “Hovis Hill” and after that the Gold Hill was became an iconic of Dorset.

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Classic Hovis Bread’s Advertisement