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Description: Willey Toll House
Date Listed: 31 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255068
OS Grid Reference: SJ6739700656
OS Grid Coordinates: 367397, 300656
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6027, -2.4828
1. BROSELEY BROSELEY
SJ 674007 9/273 Willey Toll House
Former toll house. Early C19, extended mid C19. Red brick in part formerly
stuccoed and in part whitewashed. Plain-tile pyramidal roof with centre stack
to original part; plain-tile roof with brick end stack to extension. Octagonal
plan with extension to right. Single storey and basement. Tudor-Gothic style.
To left a Tudor-arched doorway and studded door with flat hood on brackets.
Most sides have 2-centre arched window openings in part with frames with simple
tracery lights. Plinth, band and crenellated parapet. Extension to right has
window opening and, on right end, a small 2-centre arched window,
part-projecting end stack, and small basement lean-to. To rear are doorways to
basements. A new turnpike road was opened in 1808, and the 1838 Broseley tithe
map shows an octagonal building at the site of the toll house; the tithe award
indicating that it was owned by Lord Forester, occupied by the Commissioners of
Road and relet to Edward Price.
(Ironbridge Gorge Museum Archaeology Unit Report, 1987).
Listing NGR: SJ6739700656
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Source: English Heritage
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