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Former Toll House Approximately 16 Metres to West of Acacia House

A Grade II Listed Building in Minsterley, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6398 / 52°38'23"N

Longitude: -2.9281 / 2°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 337294

OS Northings: 305079

OS Grid: SJ372050

Mapcode National: GBR B9.6MT6

Mapcode Global: WH8BX.ZXV3

Entry Name: Former Toll House Approximately 16 Metres to West of Acacia House

Listing Date: 11 November 1981

Last Amended: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258981

Location: Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Minsterley

Built-Up Area: Minsterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Minsterley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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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

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