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Description: Toll Gate House,attached to Swinford Bridge
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249729
OS Grid Reference: SP4428008650
OS Grid Coordinates: 444280, 208650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7748, -1.3596
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CUMNOR OXFORD ROAD
SP40NW (East side)
2/54 Toll Gate House, attached to
Swinford Bridge (q.v.)
Toll house. 1767, for 4th Earl of Abingdon. Limestone ashlar; hipped stone slate
roof; rebuilt brick ridge stack. L-plan, with rear range along road. 2 storeys;
3-window range. Round-arched doorway frames plank door to right of 2 Diocletian
windows; flat arches over 3 first-floor windows, C19 and one C18 cross window
with 3 leaded lights to left; raised storey band. 2-storey rear wing, of coursed
limestone rubble with gabled stone slate roof and rebuilt ridge and C18 brick
end stacks: one-storey left side wall has timber lintels over two C20 doors,
canted bay window with casements and 2 narrow C18 shutters to ticket hatches.
Still in use as toll house.
(E. de Villiers, Swinford Bridge, 1769-1969, 1969).
Listing NGR: SP4428008650
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Source: English Heritage
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