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Old Toll House (Dixton Gate Turnpike)

A Grade II Listed Building in Monmouth, Monmouthshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8135 / 51°48'48"N

Longitude: -2.71 / 2°42'35"W

OS Eastings: 351151

OS Northings: 213003

OS Grid: SO511130

Mapcode National: GBR FL.WVTF

Mapcode Global: VH86T.ZP63

Entry Name: Old Toll House (Dixton Gate Turnpike)

Location: On the historic north and east entry to the town, but now a cul-de-sac.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Monmouth

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Listing Date: 16 July 1973

Last Amended: 10 August 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Building Class: Transport

Source ID: 2315

History

Early C19 toll house, which has been little altered externally. It must have been replaced by the one in Dixton Road (qv) after the new road was laid out in 1837.

Exterior

Roughcast render and painted, probably over brick, with a Welsh slate roof. Half octagonal centre range with small flanking wings. Two storeys, three bay projecting entrance front. Pediment shaped hood over central doorway with plain replacement door. Window in each face, 6 over 6 pane sash below and 3 over 6 above. Single storey wing to either side, each with one ground floor window, blind recesses above and on the outside. Roof hipped to front of centre, hidden behind parapets to left and right, tall stack in angle between projecting front and left wing. Rear elevation not seen.

Interior

Interior not seen at resurvey.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest as an early C19 turnpike toll-house which has retained its character.

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