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Former Toll Gate and Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Street, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.131 / 51°7'51"N

Longitude: -2.7369 / 2°44'12"W

OS Eastings: 348530

OS Northings: 137119

OS Grid: ST485371

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.94D5

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.HTYT

Entry Name: Former Toll Gate and Piers

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267778

Location: Street, Mendip, Somerset, BA16

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Street

Built-Up Area: Street

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/69 Former Toll Gate and Piers


- II

Toll gate and piers. Probably C18, restored. Wooden 6-barred gate with 2 sets of diagonal strengthening struts. Top bar
with scrolled wrought- iron cresting. Bulky octagonal piers, that to left with wrought-iron capping incorporating hinge
which continues across the top of the gate, being attached to the cresting. Part of the Wells Turnpike Trust; the gate
was situated at Mead Toll House on the road between Glastonbury and Street. Metal plaque on South side giving
historical details. Included primarily for historical interest. (McGarvie M., Guide to Historic Street,
Unpublished). <1> via door opening on "stair turret" returns, that to right with late

Listing NGR: ST4853037119

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