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Tollgate Cottage, Over Whitacre

Description: Tollgate Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309052

OS Grid Reference: SP2671291282
OS Grid Coordinates: 426712, 291282
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5188, -1.6078

Location: B4114, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2NR

Locality: Over Whitacre
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 2NR

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Listing Text

SP29SE (East side)
Monwode Lea
3/147 Tollgate Cottage
11/11/52 (Formerly listed as Monwode
Stone Cottage)
- II
Turnpike cottage. 1769 with early C19 addition to north end. Coursed sandstone,
sandstone dressings, sandstone rubble and brick. Blue/black plain-tile roof with
parapet gable ends. Strawberry Hill Gothic style. On the front a shaped gable
with coping enriched with running foliate ornament and surmounted by a crocketed
finial. Square, single cell plan. Band between 2 storeys. At first floor an
oculus with quatrefoil in the shaped gable. The doorway, now blocked, in an ogee
arch is flanked by 2 single lights with cinquefoil heads in 2-centred archs.
Similar coupled and single-light windows in the south side wall. The rear wall
has a stack which is now internal. Addition made to north end. This is indicated
by a straight joint in the stone work. Sandstone and brick. 2 storeys. One
ground floor window has 3 lights with intersecting glazing bars in 4-centred
arch. Interior: The ground and first floors both have brick lined groin
vaulting. The date and initials are scratched on a brick at first floor. The
road was turnpiked in 1762.

Listing NGR: SP2671291282

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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