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Description: Toll House on North-West Side of Whitney Toll Bridge
Date Listed: 12 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 150669
OS Grid Reference: SO2589247468
OS Grid Coordinates: 325892, 247468
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1205, -3.0838
WHITNEY ON WYE CP B 4350 (west side)
SO 24 NE
5/114 Toll House on north-west
side of Whitney Toll Bridge
(formerly listed as Toll
Bridge and Toll House)
Toll house. Late C18 for Tomkyns Dew, altered and extended mid-C20. Part
stuccoed scantling timber-framing, part painted brick with machine tiled
roof with brick stack to rear of ridge. Originally a two-bay plan extended
by one bay to the north and continuing the main roofline. Single storey
and attic. Windows are all C20 casements. Main east elevation has two
2-light windows in the,original part flanking the main entrance which has
a gabled half-glazed timber porch. There is a 3-light window in the north
extension. Notice boards attached to the front elevation provide details
of the bridge's history, earlier and more recent toll rates. Attic light
at south end. C20 extension to rear. The site for the construction of a
toll house was provided as part of the Whitney Toll Bridge Act of 1780.
Included for group value. (BoE, p 320; Garvett, D: Bridge Over the River Wye,
Listing NGR: SO2589247468
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Source: English Heritage
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