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Former Toll House Approximately 16 Metres to West of Acacia House, Minsterley

Description: Former Toll House Approximately 16 Metres to West of Acacia House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 258981

OS Grid Reference: SJ3729405079
OS Grid Coordinates: 337294, 305079
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6398, -2.9281

Location: B4499, Minsterley, Shropshire SY5 0AE

Locality: Minsterley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 0AE

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Listing Text

(West side)

19/76 Former toll house
11.11.81 approx. 16 metres to
west of Acacia House
(formerly listed as
Former Turnpike Trust
Toll House)


Toll house, now disused. Circa 1768. Painted coursed sandstone rubble
with red brick dressings; slate roof, removed from front and graded at rear.
Gothick style. 2 storeys. Toothed brick eaves cornice; external stone
end stack to right with later brick top. 2-window front; first-floor
round-arched 2-light wooden casements with Y-tracery flanking central blind
round-arched panel and ground-floor ogee-headed windows with pairs of
boarded shutters; central half-glazed door. Left-hand corner of front is
chamfered. Interior not inspected but said to contain late C18 cast iron
fireplace with Adamesque decoration. The Minsterley - Worthen road was
turnpiked in 1768. V.C.H., Vol. VIII. p. 301; D. T. Merry, The History
of Minsterley, pp. 36-9; County S.M.R. No. 15 300.

Listing NGR: SJ3729405079

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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