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Willey Toll House, Broseley

Description: Willey Toll House

Grade: II
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

Location: B4376, Broseley, Shropshire TF12 5JQ

Locality: Broseley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF12 5JQ

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Listing Text


5357 B4376
(South Side)
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

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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