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Latitude: 51.8536 / 51°51'12"N
Longitude: -4.3256 / 4°19'32"W
OS Eastings: 239925
OS Northings: 219777
OS Grid: SN399197
Mapcode National: GBR DF.THNY
Mapcode Global: VH3LG.ZN2X
Entry Name: Toll House
Listing Date: 10 July 1974
Last Amended: 28 November 2003
Source ID: 9577
Building Class: Transport
Location: Situated directly on W side of junction with Monument Hill and Job's Well Road.
Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)
Built-Up Area: Carmarthen
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Earlier C19 former Johnstown toll-gate house, altered in C20.
A mid C20 sketch by E.M. Lodwick shows the chimney as now, not octagonal as on 1981 list, plain windows, the ground floor one shuttered and a ledged door with coverstrips (removed before 1980). It also shows a small square window on ground floor E, now windowless.
Two-storey former toll-house on an elongated octagonal plan. Plain render with octagonal hipped slate roof, formerly (1981 list) with octagonal rendered ridge stack, altered to plain rendered squared stack. Stucco ground floor with raised stone plinth and door to S front, raised band between storeys, and roughcast upper floor. C20 door. Late C20 casements to front 3 narrower faces, both storeys, longer to ground floor, 3-light over door and 2-light to each canted side. Small panes and Tudor heads to lights, and slate sills. Windowless E side wall to Jobs Well Road and narrow single light each floor in canted NE angle. Small timber brackets at angles under overhanging eaves.
Single storey range to NE, projected forward to street. Painted rubble with slate gabled roof. Boarded timber door to left with stone step. To right is 3-light casement window with stone sill and matching glazing.
Windowless W side wall with attached single storey short rendered range with C20 2-light window to extreme right, with stone sill. Left end wall with yellow brick small stack and small lean-to (possibly bread oven) in angle to adjoining building.
Included as a rare surviving toll-house, prominently located.
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