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Tollgate Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Whitacre, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5188 / 52°31'7"N

Longitude: -1.6078 / 1°36'27"W

OS Eastings: 426712

OS Northings: 291282

OS Grid: SP267912

Mapcode National: GBR 5JD.2B8

Mapcode Global: VHBWB.2YWH

Entry Name: Tollgate Cottage

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Last Amended: 23 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309052

Location: Over Whitacre, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Over Whitacre

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Whitacres, Lea Marston and Shustoke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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