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Toll House at North-West End of Whorlton Bridge, Whorlton

Description: Toll House at North-West End of Whorlton Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111132

OS Grid Reference: NZ1066414593
OS Grid Coordinates: 410664, 514593
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5265, -1.8367

Location: Whorlton, Durham DL12 8XF

Locality: Whorlton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 8XF

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Listing Text


8/80 Toll House at north-
14.9.66 west end of Whorlton

Former toll house, c.1830 possibly by John and Benjamin Green. Snecked
sandstone front with dressed quoins, rubble returns; roof of-large Welsh
slates. Single-storey, 3-bay front-has chamfered plinth. Projecting, central
gabled porch has chamfered jambs, Tudor-arched head, and boarded door behind
low toll gate. Flanking windows have C20 casements in chamfered reveals.
Left return has similar 3-pane window. Corniced external stack rises from
rear wall. Low-pitched, hipped roof has deep eaves on restored beams. Bargeboard
with finial to porch gable. C20 additions to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1066414593

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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