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Copley Bridge Toll House

A Grade II Listed Building in Skircoat, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6975 / 53°41'50"N

Longitude: -1.8736 / 1°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 408439

OS Northings: 422345

OS Grid: SE084223

Mapcode National: GBR HTCP.49

Mapcode Global: WHC9T.6B18

Entry Name: Copley Bridge Toll House

Listing Date: 6 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338494

Location: Calderdale, HX4

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Skircoat

Built-Up Area: Halifax

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

ELLAND NORTH DEAN ROAD
SE 084223
1/70 Copley Bridge Toll House

II

Toll bridge house, now workshop and garage. Early C19. Hammer-dressed stone,
stone slate roof and stone ridges. Elongated octagon in plan. Single storey
with hipped roof, central stack diagonally placed, scalloped eaves board. In
each face a window, formerly with Gothic glazing except the face directly to the
road which has shallow stone hood formerly sheltering the toll board (currently
said to be loose inside the building) dated 1833 and bearing the initials of
B. W. Kennett-Dawson, who was owner of the surrounding estate. Copley Bridge
Bar is one of the 15 toll bridges which remain in North-East England. (Halifax
Courier, 3rd August, 1949). E. Webster, '19th Century Halifax Travel and
Transport' (Halifax 1982), p.12.


Listing NGR: SE0843922345

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